This cover for Games Magazine is the most complicated painting I've ever done, and the most fun I've ever had doing an illustration. . Remember those guys from Alice in Wonderland, painting the white roses red, for fear of losing their heads. Well here the dim-wits have lost all their hearts. If you fan out a deck of cards and count the number of hearts, you will see that there are 87 of them. These 87 hearts are hidden in the painting. I became all the hearts, my daughter's good friend Saragh is Alice, and my neighbor June is the Queen of Hearts.....Click the Zoom button to play along. Oops!!! Can't find them all? Click Legend

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