Another baby step has been achieved! Actually, baby elephant steps. It's a big canvas, so that makes a difference in the shoe size I'm going by. The layout for the painting is done to size - all the characters and writing are in place, I just finished printing out fifteen 8 1/2"x11" drawings and Scotch taping them together like a puzzle to tape onto the 30"x40" canvas. When I showed it to my daughter she gave a happy gasp when she saw it. That's as good as a thumbs up, so I'm on my way to the fun part ---- painting.
Here it is: Step 3 ..... (click on pic to enlarge)