Friday, May 6, 2011

beginner

33 comments:

  1. Hey Jack,' I knew Jack when he wasn't famous' I have been saying all this arvo :)

    You know, don't you hate it when people laugh at your work? Well I refuse to laugh at your work - well just a little giggle then....

    Heh. What a great idea's brain you have. The way the feet are splayed likefailed duck ballerinas, the look o f emotion on the faces, the wonderful shadows that give us a grounding in reality (err just kiddng about the reality)

    Wonderful work Jack :)

    see you happy mother's day to you and y'orne!

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  2. PS Linda did a book review on the critter's site.

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  3. Well, I think the beginner is rather wonderful. May be a genius! :)

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  4. aw, Jack so funny. So clever, too! Have a great weekend! xo

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  5. Cute one, Jack. One of the great challenges of childhood; mastering those scissors and paper cut outs. I don't know a child who hasn't tried it once.

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  6. Wonderful concept and drawing Jack! I love these characters.

    I'm stumped for an idea so far :P

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  7. AHHHHH! that looks like an upside down air-jordan! that's AWESOME! wonnnnderfull idea and such cute lil birdy boys!

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  8. It takes concentration. And a toothy smile.

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  9. HA!! My kids will LOVE this one! We've severely limited the screens in our house, really, the only thing left for them is a small amount of ESPN-- maybe little bluebirdy should come over.

    Speaking of bluebirds, they're riding bikes over at my place-- must be the Spring air!

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  10. Incredibly funny. Wonderful work as usual, Jack. I think sometimes we are all beginners in life. We have a long way to go *:)

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  11. I never know what I am going to find when I click here - a giggle, a chuckle, or a huge laugh. Thank you for always bringing a smile to my day.

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  12. HAHAHAHA! Air Jordan!!! Aaaaaaahhh, the grasshopper is really the master. And it's okay if Andrew refuses to laugh. I am laughing enough for both of us. :D

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  13. ahahahah,,so funny, Great characters!

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  14. Funny and wonderfully expressive! :)

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  15. Extra kudos if they had to use their beaks to cut them out!

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  16. Terrific! Love the expressions and their gritted teeth!

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  17. You always seem to find a perfect way to illustrate the word of the week. Beginners certainly can experience frustration at time, I know from my own personal "beginner" phase. You nailed this expression of emotion. Your Homer and his lesson are "right on" too. Thanks.

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  18. Gorgeous illustration!!!! In this blog you've done great collections of illustrations. Those are really fantastic..Those little birds are looking cute and very funny. I love the way you colored this images. Thanks for thsi great post.Magento Themes

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  19. I like the eyebrows :) Great expressions. Thanks for posting on my site. I've been thinking that it doesn't really matter if we always agree, the important thing is that we agree on the important stuff!

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  20. I am with Linda, the eyebrows absolutely define this funny illustration. Perfect interpretation once again. I am so impressed with the paper chains, even the beginner one (note: I can't cut paper chains to save my life - or snowflakes for that matter). You've inspired me to tackle this theme. I've been resting my my creative laurels feeling the pinch of beginner's insecurities but you reminded me that God given talents are meant to be used. Also, thanks for the b-day, mother's day wishes and comments on my Bo Peep illo.

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  21. fantastic expressions! Very cute..

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  22. yeah, but soon we realize that what seems a mistake at first may later be seen as innovation.
    Nice contrasts!

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  23. Thanks for the encouraging comment. Seems a bit presumptuous of me to comment on the work of a pro, but this is brilliant! :D

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  24. How could I miss this one?? He is great, love the birds.

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