The Characters of Tamaishi : Ants

The are as plentiful as the grass, but unlike the grass, they are free to move about. As such, they are (almost) always busy, busy, busy…

The ants always had a prime role in the story, but somewhere in the process I added a couple of them mingling in the grass. I showed it to my boys and they laughed out loud at what the ants were doing.

So I went back added them  to almost every illustration — doing busy things, lazy things, silly things. It added a lot more points of interest to each drawing, and on top of that, there’s a bit of a side story running through them all…