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Friday, March 30, 2012

Dorothy's return

Dorothy


Dorothy clicks her heels three times and says, "There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home."

My daughter loves singing Over the Rainbow and pretending to be Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.

Here's a little pencil drawing I did of my Dorothy. I scanned a patch of fabric from her favourite dress and pasted it inside my pencil lines. My daughter's grown out of her Dorothy dress now... no matter how hard she tries to squeeze into it... it's even too small to wear as a top! Looks like the dress will be a hand-me-down to a lucky little cousin.

Illustration Friday's word prompt: return.

19 comments:

  1. This is so adorable, I can't stand it!

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  2. this is the lovelyesst (does that word exist!?) drawing + story i've seen lately.

    Really adorable!

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  3. She's really cute and nicely done. Adorable little puppy too.

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  4. there really is no place like home. I really like your take on this

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  5. So sweet! Love the cute little puppy, and the lovely print dress.

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  6. i want a t-shirt with your work. co cuute!

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    1. Thanks binko! I'm thinking of listing it with RedBubble. It would be interesting to see how it looks on a t-shirt :)

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  7. Your Dorothy is very cute :)
    I love the wizard of Oz!

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  8. This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the way you collaged the fabric of her real dress into the drawing. Its sad when they grow out of their favourite stuff....

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  9. This is so cute! Maybe you could use the favorite dress fabric and make a little pillow for your daughter? I made kitchen curtains from a dress I liked and I'll probably use them forever.

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  10. We made an animated Tom and Jerry/Wizard Of Oz movie awhile back, so after all the research I feel like an authority on that movie now. Everyone loves the original, and with good reason. It's great!

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    1. Don't ya wish it was that easy? Darling illo!

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  11. how adorable, i love it how she is standing with the doggy!

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  12. Love your version of Dorothy! And the details really make the piece - from the patterned dress, to the sparkly shoes, to the shading & highlights on the hair & dog! Very nice!!

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