today’s homework

I am a pretty girl. Being pretty. I have weird cheeks. I have aqua hair. Yet, I might be a flapper. I no doubt know love. I am young, but not unwise.

Hurrah for school! This was a very quick sketch made with a red Crayola marker. I scanned it in and played with it. I am having boatloads of fun. Lovin’ Live Trace in AI.


I think I just wee-weed in my pants with sheer excitement and delight about the little LEGO minifigure I just managed to create FROM SCRATCH in Adobe Illustrator. I never even cried. I drew all of his tiny parts with the Shape tool and the Pen in Illustrator. (I know it isn’t perfect.) But I think I might possibly be kicking some serious mommy ass and win some best-mom-ever awards (only from my son, of course). A custom LEGO minifigure of his own? I think I just p e e d again! This might be the holy grail. Think of the possibilities…think of what this could mean! Where do we go from here? read more