Draw what you see
Much of Burton’s work was drawn from her experiences, but Life Story was a chance to put her life on the page. Her editor and close friend, Lee Kingman said, “[She] was strongly influenced by her physical surroundings and while there has been criticism of her using the same theme more than once it was only natural for her to use what she saw and felt around her. A basic tenet she always upheld to the Folly Cove Designers was: Draw what you see and what you know. Don’t copy, but draw from nature itself.”
Title: Preliminary art for Life Story, Act V, Scene 5View full details.