Stu's Stories as at 2022

Some of my Sketches from 70 years ago! The following Pages are a few of my sketches done when I was 12 to 14 that have somehow survived the past 70 years (probably thanks to my Mum); a little scuffed and worse for wear, but can be the judge as to whether I had the talent or not. Commercial Art was my dream as a young teenager. I believed I had the talent and supported this by winning a scholarship to a major art training institute. However, they told me I could not enter the institute until I was 17. Then, at age of 15, I contracted Polio. That put an end to my dream when the damage to nerves and muscles made it nearly impossible to write, much less draw. (See page 42) 81 | P a g e