Starting on a new canvas with my left hand

I broke my drawing arm. For the first time in my life, I was not able to use my right hand to make art.

About five decades ago, my mother gave me a book of cartoons by James Thurber and a piece of paper. I traced the cartoons and it made her laugh. Or at least smile.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline 'Starting on a new canvas with my left hand'. Print Edition | Subscribe