is eleven years old and his favourite subjects at school are
maths and drawing.
in his schooling he tended to be distruptive when bored but
his astute teacher discovered that if he did a drawing while
she taught maths he was happy and learned the maths anyway.
first painted the face (through several iterations) and was
intending to put one of Kurtis' drawings in the background
but eventually added his hand instead..
posed for me in front of the painting when I was drawing his