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Mom of five lovely daughters, wife of one dashing man. Born in Utah, grew up in Oregon, live in Georgia.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

My Family Portrait

While browsing around Etsy a while ago I found THIS site that does custom portrait drawings. I fell in love with them and wanted one of my own. But I didn't have a real reason to buy one so I put it off. Then I saw THIS idea and decided that I simply had to have a custom family portrait drawing. So, armed with a pencil and a really great eraser I set out to create my own. I am NOT a very good artist (as is probably evidenced by my drawing), but I thought it would mean more if I drew it myself. I worked on it for probably way too long, but in the end I am tickled by what I created.


As silly as it is, this is a major accomplishment for me. Drawing is one of those things  I have always put on my "I can't" list. But once again I have proved to myself that I CAN.

6 comments:

Jen said...

Very nice!

Abbi said...

Oh my gosh, Jess, this is sooo good! The coloring of everyone's hair is perfect! I love it. Well done.

Natalie said...

that's darling! where are you gonna put it?

Sweetest Of All said...

I love it. That better go up on a wall somewhere!

Michelle Pyne said...

That is the neatest thing I've ever seen! I think you should go into the business! I know exactly who everyone is, and they look great! What a handsome family you have!

Andrea said...

I am impressed!! Great job.