His parents knew the importance of providing their only child with a creative outlet. They filled his playroom with a drum kit, a guitar, an oboe and a double bass.
The first time he picked up the drumsticks his parents watched with keen interest.
A ray of sunshine hit the brass cymbals and reflected a distorted image of the room around him: the guitar, the oboe, the double bass and his parents’ beaming faces.
He lowered his drumsticks and turned to his parents.
He knew he needed to capture that moment.
‘Mum, Dad, I want to be a painter.’
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Friday Fictioneers is a challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. For more information see: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/10-october-2014/