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11/9/10

Needle in a...

 Sometimes I just have to draw something goofy to break myself out of a rut. When I was a kid I used to draw funny or overly literal illustrations for common sayings (like, a bunch of butterflies chatting at a party - social butterflies), but I decided to just go literal for "Needle in a Haystack"

I did think of another possible illustration for it - have you ever had a Haystack Supper? Around here they serve "haystacks" for fundraisers mostly - it' a bunch of food out in bowls and you pile what you want onto your plate in layers.

We had it at our last office lunch - there were crackers, lettuce, ground beef, nacho cheese, Doritos, pineapple chunks, diced peppers, tomatoes and probably more.

I didn't have all of that mixed together - but other people did.

Mmmmm. Tasty.

7 comments:

  1. I love the way you draw faces and hair. This one looks just like a girl I know!

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  2. Thanks Sara! You must have an adorable friend. Does she have freckles? Freckles are the cutest.

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  3. Love your blog and she is absolutly adorable! Your very talented.
    Judy K.

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  4. hello, thanks for following my blog..your art is wonderful

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  5. I have never heard of a haystack supper, but it sounds like such fun! I love this illustration - very cute :)

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