August 29, 2011

Donna n.e.e.d.s. to Draw

My favorite way to start a drawing…..yep, the good ‘ole coloring book stage.

It’s so nice that our personal music library can go everywhere with us!!  And….we can get just about any new song we want without much effort!  Just a click away!

Absolutely had to have her wearing a colorful outfit!

The less I say about the shoes, the better….I’m not quite sure where I was going with these!

Markers for the girl, the trees and the boat…..watercolor pencils for the rest.

Donna the Drawer……growing up in a big family, she often got irritated with all the demands and distractions created by her brothers and sisters.  She really didn’t mean to be so snippy with them, but she couldn’t help it. She  just forgot how easy it is just to remove herself from the commotion.  She doesn’t need to be away long, just long enough to hear herself again.  She then rejoins everyone and they are very happy she took that little break!
I don’t know about you, but I sure can relate to Donna.  Why do we feel so selfish when we take time for ourselves?  It’s always best if I can figure out what my triggers are……it’s a bit of a relief, cuz then I can do something about them …..or not.


JP said...

Wonderful and imaginative!

Chel said...

I LOVE her skirt and I love the message of this post :)

rachel awes said...

her pigtails!
her shoes!
that she draws!
oh my,
a favorite.

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