Jordan Draws….Week One

Mar 07, 2013 22 Comments by

My 10 year old son Jordan has Autism and ADHD, because of this he finds it really hard to communicate with people in everyday life. He is often frustrated, and the fact he cannot read or write very well only adds to this frustration. However, we have recently found that despite his protests that he has no talents, he has been doing really great at drawing.  To help Jordan, and give him a confidence boost, I have decided to make a weekly feature where he draws a picture for us to share online. This all came about after I got up this morning to find this…

jordan draws

jordan draws skylanders zap

As you can see, he is copying one of his favourite Skylanders characters from a book…and this is the finished article that took about 15 minutes…

jordan draws zap

jordan draws skylanders


He is already thinking about what he can draw you all next week!


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22 Responses to “Jordan Draws….Week One”

  1. Jo Devon Mummy says:

    Wow Jordan, that’s fantastic. I really wish I could draw but I’m terrible at it!! I can’t wait to see what you do next week 🙂 xx

  2. Inside the Wendy House says:

    Well done Jordan, that is a fab pic! Keep up the good work xxx

  3. Joanne Dodd says:

    He does indeed have a talent and it is drawing clearly, this drawing is brilliant. Being a drawer myself I know that drawing free hand can be difficult to get the proportions correct and he has it spot on. Well done Jordan, keep it up and I am looking forward to seeing your drawings.

  4. Andrea Dodd says:

    Wow!! What a fabaroo little artist you are Jordan!! My name is Andrea, I am 27 and I couldn’t have drawn that picture if I tried all week! You are very very good at drawing, in fact I think Mummy should get you some more supplies because you will have lots of fans once everyone sees your brilliant work. I can’t wait to see what you draw next week you clever boy! X

  5. Hannah clementson says:

    That’s brilliant 🙂 looking forward to seeing more of your drawings 🙂

  6. Mags says:

    Wow that’s one seriously talented boy! Well done Jordan! Looking forward to seeing more of his masterpieces. x

  7. Rachel says:

    Oh wow! That drawing is excellent! Well done Jordan! Can’t wait to see your next one!

  8. Rebecca says:

    Great picture Jordan!

    Looking forward to seeing what you will draw next.

  9. Emma says:

    That’s fantastic! Think he’ll do Oli a picture? Like in penpal style? x

  10. Louise says:

    I’m extremely impressed! Jordan you are very talented! X

  11. Liz Tumbridge says:

    Wow Jordan. Thank you so much for sharing this! Your drawing is wonderful! Please keep it up. You have a real talent there, and I can’t wait to see what you’ll have for us next week 😉 xx

  12. Elaine Livingstone says:

    That is some talent you have Jordan, the picture is really really good. I look forward to seeing next weeks picture

  13. Mothergeek says:

    You’re truly gifted, Jordan! And for a bit of perspective, in the 1800’s, a very famous artist called Vincent Van Gogh was diagnosed with Bipolar. If he was alive today, he would be classed as autistic! Play to your strengths and you will go far – like he did! Can’t wait to see next week’s drawing x

  14. liveotherwise says:

    Great drawing, I’ll get my son to look too.

  15. Jen @mymummyspennies says:

    Really fab drawing Jordan, I’m impressed! My 5 year old Ben had a look too and said it looks ‘really cool!’ Looking forward to seeing what you draw next week 🙂

  16. victoria knowles says:

    What a star – you should be so proud of yourself Jordan. There are lots of adults, me included, who could never be that creative and draw so well. Keep it up and who knows what could happen!

  17. Sarahmumof3 says:

    wow what an amazing skylander drawing! I will be sure to show my son and daughter, Chloe is 9 and also loves to draw, I have a few of her drawings on my blog too.
    Looking forward to seeing what you draw next week Jordan!

  18. Where Roots And Wings Entwine says:

    That’s a fantastic drawing Jordan. looking forward to seeing what you draw next week 🙂

  19. Claire @ Bad Fiction says:

    Jordan, wow. You are ace at drawing! Most impressed. Cant wait to see next weeks offering!!

  20. Galina V says:

    Very impressive, Jordan! Big well done!

  21. Sim @ Sims Life says:

    Amazing drawing!! I struggle to even draw a straight line! Well done!!

  22. Mama Syder says:

    Wow, thats fantastic! What a talent you have, brilliant drawing! x

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