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"Expect the Unexpected"
by Renae Marie

Prompt: "no, really!! I'm a dragon!!"
prompted by: Miss Ava, during Sketch Fest #23 (January, 2012)

When a lady drops her purse in line for a teller at the bank, a little boy tries to take a peep- and gets far more than he's bargained for! "Is that, is that a TAIL???" ;D Stylistically speaking: I've worked in pen on 8.5 x 11" for as long as I can remember. But lately I've been getting extremely bored w/it all, so this time I decided to try China Marker on an 11 x 14." (I'd love larger formats, but the small stuff is just all I've got right now.) Although it's MUCH harder to "aim" with, I found giving a new medium (CM in black) a go was not only challenging, but very freeing as well. It forced me out of my comfort zone- and although it's not half as precise as I'd like, (you're never quiiite sure where the marks'll come down) this challenge was great fun. I hope you like it, too!


Comment?

Laura Macy says: Great job! It has a very "Norman Rockwell" feel to it.....just love it! Oh, and the little narrative is priceless! ~ Reply?

     Renae Marie replied to this: Why thank you! So glad you dig it. ^_^

Irene Fernandez says: Oh my god... I love this! The sketch is very good and the story is really funny! ~ Reply?

     Renae Marie replied to this: Danke!

Irene Fernandez says: Oh my god... I love this! The sketch is very good and the story is really funny! ~ Reply?

ElmaBree says: I knew a boy at school who used to do this, to bad we were not dragons too!.....lol I love it! ~ Reply?

     Renae Marie replied to this: *giggles* Hey, there're always fun things we 'oomans can do, too! You can always hang a mini disco ball or fake tail down there! *lol*

Deirdre / Wyld_Dandelyon says: LOL! I do like it. You did just fine with the china marker. (11 x 14 doesn't seem small to me, unless you're measuring in centimeters!) ~ Reply?

Patty O. says: HAHAHA...the expression on his face is priceless. See what you find in places youre not supposed to be looking at! ~ Reply?

     Renae Marie replied to this: *giggles* Exactly! ^_^ I'm so glad people like this, and am so enormously grateful for the feedback. You guys rule!!

Sue Rundle-Hughes says: Hehe, love this :D ~ Reply?

     Renae Marie replied to this: Thanks so much!

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