Mary GrandPre Quotes.
I loved to draw. I always did. I started when I was about five years old.
I grew up as this little Catholic girl who just wanted to make beautiful things. I expressed myself with paint.
I will be sad. I’ve gotten very attached to Harry and all that goes on in his world, I guess I’ll just be kind of tasting every bit of it because it will be the last one.
When I’m not working on a children’s book, I’m painting abstract paintings. That’s probably the most joyous thing for me as an artist. But I do love children’s books.
I was quite nauseous every day at school – I had some real stomach problems. The thing that saved me was sitting in church and trying to get into these statues and windows and colors. Truly, it transported me. And I can see it now in my own work – my pictures have kind of that look.