April 25, 2010

I think I’m a Birdie-junkie…..

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I’m having so much fun drawing these little guys!!  They just crack me up!!  This one is Terri the Tennis-Chic, in honor of my Ten years playing ladies tennis!  I so enjoyed this sport!  I always thought I’d get back into it when the kids didn’t need me so much.  But beginning it as an adult, it consumed a lot of my time.  Time which now has found other outlets!  Thank God, cuz I was pretty uni-dimensional then!! But Oh, did I have fun!

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I did a couple new things here!  I put more elements in the background than I usually do, I think it helps keep the interest on the subject.  I also, was too lazy to go grab my watercolor pencils, which forced me to make the hair out of markers, which turned out o.k., i guess.  I had to put the “P” (for Prince) on the racquet since these were the only racquets I played with.  I probably would never have been caught dead wearing a little cutesy-dress like this but lots of ladies who played were “oh-so” fashionable.  They always looked adorable, too!

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Terri- the Tennis Chic………..She is a young mom who has finally found some fun adult company while learning a new skill and getting plenty of exercise.  You’d think that playing 2 hours of tennis that day would wear her out, but not Teri….when she goes to get the kids in the nursery she has more energy and is more engaging!  She’s a better mom for having her own outlets        other than being kid-focused 24/7.  

…………….Trust me I know!!!……………..

Terri goes along with the bird friend series from this post.  I forgot to do an editorial like this on SheilaBunny, and Patty.  I hate that their stories are going un-sung!  Ahhhh well, such is life!!

5 comments:

chel said...

I love it!! :)

Janet said...

Your birds are so cute! And I love that Terri has a story with her picture.

Mandy said...

What a pretty little birdie! I love to see your workspace as well!

lori vliegen said...

what a colorful smile this little birdie series is!! and i love it that you're having so much fun.....even more fun than playing tennis!!! keep on doin' what you love!! :))

BUGNROOSMOM said...

Very neat! I love handmade crafts!

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