My wife and I use the Charlotte Mason method for homeschooling. The philosophy of Charlotte Mason, in a nutshell, is to teach students to enjoy learning. Charlotte was also groundbreaking in her treatment of children as whole persons, and this quote shows the foundation of that treatment. You can learn more about Charlotte Mason's rationale here.
I struggled with making this drawing much more complicated, but in the end, opted for simplicity. I think I was trying to stretch the metaphor to literal dimensions, which ended up producing some rather surreal ideas.
Below is the process and, as a bonus, a time-lapse of the drawing, including coloring.
This one started out as pen and marker sketch that I did for Inktober 2019, with the word "tread." I reworked it with Procreate on a 10.2 iPad that was issued to me by my employer. The decision to go all black would have been a lot scarier if I had been using traditional media. I liked the pun on Godzilla because it puts the objection in a more familiar context.