I have three children. Being a teaching artist, I would love to pass my knowledge of drawing onto my children. But I do not force it upon them. I want to first make sure they have the passion to draw without my coaxing and enforcing. My youngest, Cole, definitely has this passion right now. He asks me if we can go down in the basement studio and draw. As an artist and a father, I am excited to see the focus he holds as he draws images we find in magazines and the internet. Everything from cartoon characters to animals. During these moments, it's his world.