Fingerprint Follies

Fingerprint Follies: Churros at Del Taco.

Contrary to popular belief, these cartoons are not thumbprints; I use my index, middle and ring fingers and sometimes my pinky for tiny characters like the cats.

 

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Steve and I tried out our new Del Taco for lunch. I won’t say  what is true and what isn’t in this cartoon. 😀

 

Cards: Hal’s Birthday Card, 2016.

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A card I made for my dear friend Hal for his birthday. I got a bit loopy on this, utilizing  monsters, fingerprint characters and general grossness…

If you can’t read my hieroglyphics, the flavors are:
Shark Bait
Gunkdrop
Tooty-Footsy(double scoop)
Bigfoot Tracks
Snot Ripple
Pink Poo
Slime with Sprinkles
Monster Muck

The Continued Armor Party Manual.

And here we have the rest of the Armor Party Manual for my friends’ Christmas gifts. Click on the images to read about them. 🙂

Absence…

My apologies for being gone so long, if you are a regular reader. As I may have mentioned, we hit a crisis with our animal rescue that involves rescuing several feral cats before someone starts possibly poisoning them. While we are still in the middle of this, we at least have an organized plan now, so I can breathe a bit easier.
We have had some family crap going on, too, plus Uncle Steve lost his job again. Right now I don’t feel like putting up Christmas ornaments or a tree, mainly because how much it depresses me to take them down, and I don’t need that right now.
However, I have had some bright spots, and I am enjoying everyone else’s Christmas decor. I have also been making a lot of presents. For my side of the family, I buy things because I don’t think of them are really interested in my artwork, but I am making a lot of art pieces for friends that I think they will enjoy. One of these is a little book that commemorates our Armor Party Adventures in the form of an Etiquette and Safety Handbook.

 

Here is page 1. I have given two of them their books, and one of them is the only person who reads this blog on her own, so I think I am safe publishing this here for now. 🙂

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Halloween Countdown 2015 and Fingerprint Follies: Jason Voorhees!

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HEE!
I made a card for a dear friend who costumes as Jason.
I mailed it, but he doesn’t have computer access right now. I can show you guys and I won’t spoil the surprise.
Yep, that’s a fingerprint for his head/mask. I had such fun on this tiny drawing.
Happy Halloween Eve, everyone!

Fingerprint Follies: Karyn’s Birthday Card, 2015. “The Airbrush Chronicles”.

Cuz’n Karyn is one of my best friends in this world. And because she has to deal with a lot of…shall we say,”life crap” , that I know weighs her down from time to time, any opportunity I have to make Karyn laugh I will grab by the horns. I had that opportunity this past weekend, at a movie night party we were having at Cuz’n Joanne’s place.

Incidentally, if you see me mention “The Tomato Gang”, that is this group. We eat dinner frequently at a restaurant called “The Green Tomato”.

See, Karyn is one of my friends in our Star Wars costuming groups, in particular, the Rebel Legion. She costumes as a Twi’lek Jedi.
And she is blue. I want to post a photo of her amazing costume but I won’t without her permission. Anyway, to get that amazing blue look, it takes an airbrush, a lot of time, patience and practice, and experimenting with different paints. And the constant upkeep and learning and trial and error with the airbrush produces, let’s say…some funny moments. Most of these occur at what are called “Armor Parties”, in which we gather at a friend’s house to eat,work on costumes or other projects, eat, work, and eat some more. And make a mess.
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