Limbering Up

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What are you wiggling your fingers for?

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“Exercising. Limbering up for drawing. I’m thinking of doing another challenge: Ahmed Aldoori’s – 100 Heads in 10 Days.”

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Is that why you made a Pinterest board full of photo portraits? “You’ve been spying on me.” I am your long-dead mother, part of you and therefore know everything that you do, dear.

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“Wonderful. Also a little creepy and embarassing.”

For The Birds

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Look at us! We are all colourful again.

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“I grew tired of black and white. Nothing seems black and white at the moment.”

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“And I heard a rook singing. And I wanted to say so.” Rooks don’t sing. They just caw.

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“No. They sing. A bit like a monkey calling and whooping from your chimney pot. I love to hear them.”

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What Next?

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Are you making another loopy cartoon thing? 

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“The current LoopdeLoop challenge is “Window”. I’ve made a loop but I haven’t submitted it yet.”

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Is that because it’s too angry? You said you had to do something with your anger.

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“It’s a child doing a handstand near a window that opens and closes.”

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Please tell me you slammed the window.  “Not really”.

 

That Interwebs Scare

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“Remember I thought I broke the Interwebs with my animation?”

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I’m not speaking to you. You were very rude to me in that last post.

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“I only said that what you said about ink not mattering was stupid. Not that YOU are stupid.” You called me stupid. “I didn’t Mum. Look … I just want to tell you that I didn’t break the Interwebs.

My animation is up on the LoopdeLoop site for the Fear theme.”

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Well hoopdie-hoo.

 

The Matter Of Ink

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No more Queenie drawings? “No Mum. Inktober 2018’s over now. It’s quite tiring you know.”

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But you cheated on that last one, didn’t you. You said you would use that Kuretake brush pen for every drawing …

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 … And I saw you use a dip pen for that last one, the Pirate. “Oh that. The ink that came with the pen ran out and the bottle I bought as a refill just wasn’t the same … I couldn’t draw with it. “Well I just call that being fussy. If you were a proper artist it wouldn’t matter what the ink was like.

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“Mum. I am just going to say this out loud this time. That is a really stupid thing to say.”