Friday Fictioneers — Paint What You See

“Dennis,” the art teacher said, “you know that the purpose for bringing the class here to this scenic spot was for the students to paint photorealistic scenes of clouds over the water.”

“I know, Mrs. Briggs,” Dennis said.

“Then why have you painted cartoon animals, instead of clouds?” Mrs. Briggs asked sternly.

“You said that we should paint what we see,” Dennis said. “I see a walrus, an elephant standing on its hind legs, a mouse….”

“What is that?” Mrs. Briggs interrupted, pointing to a bright white cloud in the center of his canvas.

“That’s George Washington,” he said, beaming.

(100 words)

Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ Friday Fictioneers prompt. Photo credit: Bradley Harris.

11 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — Paint What You See

  1. newepicauthor January 14, 2022 / 6:38 am

    I can clearly see the elephant and it sounds like Mrs. Briggs is picking on Dennis.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. msjadeli January 14, 2022 / 9:17 am

    A boy with an imagination. I hope it remains intact if he continues his “education.”

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Nope, Not Pam January 15, 2022 / 12:26 am

    I love a creative mind 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s