With a whistle and black-licorice stars in your pocket.
"Mi ritrovai per una selva oscura, / ché la diritta via era smarrita."*
Painted on an archival 6 x 8 (15.24 x 20.32 cm) panel with Winsor & Newton oil colors, signed and dated (lower right), finished with an isolation layer of Gamblin Galkyd, and varnished.
*Dante Alighieri, Inferno: "I found myself in a dark forest, / Where the straight way ahead was lost."