Firefighters rule

Thinking about 9/11 today and wondering how to spend some time with Nadia to pay tribute to the fallen. I decided to focus on the inspirational stories of the NYFD who saved so many that day.

Nadia understands the bravery behind a firefighter’s work. So we decided to paint a firefighter putting out a fire. Nadia started with yellow…she first painted the entire canvas.


She then picked orange as she has seen fire flow orange too.DSCF3334

I drew the silhouette of a firefighter for her and she painted him black.


Finally, she decided she wanted to mix all her colors – yellow, orange and black to show smoke indicating something was burning.


When others pushed out, he rushed in…




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