This little figure is still basking in the light of London 2012. She belongs to my daughter, who has been asking me when I was going to paint her gymnast for quite a while now. Well, today it was an INSET (teacher training) day and I had some time off work, so we all sat down and did some painting (the children had some paint-your-own nested bird sets - like Russian dolls, but owls and penguins). And when I was asked to paint the gymnast again... well, it seemed churlish not to.
I considered painting her balanced on her beam... but that didn't seem to work terribly well with the square format.