Monday, June 2, 2008

tiny drawings

Her loyal craft friend Snippety Gibbet sent Marian a sweet little ACEO while I was gone (this is reminding me that I need to post pics of the gorgeous scherenschnitte cards she's sent over the last couple of months; you can see most of them on her blog. If it's darling and fairy or hedgie or foresty, it's now ours!!). When Marian was organizing her Art Star goodies, she had a teeny blank card and bag from packaging of the magnet she chose from the small object, and told me "I could save this for a little drawing or something." I responded that it might be a good idea to draw a little something for Miss Jan, and to my shock she agreed and got right down to business amidst her buttons and treats (in the mail category, she repeatedly refuses to do more than sign written-by-me thank you notes).I loved these little letterpress frames we got in our Art Star goodie bags (sycamore street press). I'm sure they're for gift tags, but Marian kindly volunteered to draw me "our new little baby if it's a girl. Of course [giggle], we don't know what she look like, but I can just draw something. It's okay!". Photo worse than I thought. Now it's dark, so this will have to do. Those are "fuzzy slippers."Last week when buying a USB cable at the Penn bookstore, we bought other goodies. This is why I tried to get N to buy one for me and bring it: the $5 cable cost me $40 because it came with.... But I don't regret this little treat. Intended to be flashcards for your ornithology class, Marian did exactly what I wanted and promptly started to fill it with wee drawings. Two of my favorites: apples and lemonade. You can also see the Eiffel Tower and banana slices...

3 comments:

Snippety Gibbet said...

I'm so excited! That will be the first Artist Trading Card that I have gotten from another artist! Thank you, Miss Marian......

Miss Jan

Eva Jorgensen said...

i'm so glad that you drew a little picture inside the frame. (and such a great one!)they were originally intended to be gift tags as you guessed, but i intentionally didn't punch holes and put string with them for the goodie bags, so that people could use them for whatever they want...scrapbooking, calling cards, frames for little drawings...

kitty stitch said...

I love these drawings! well done superstar, and the little block of paper makes it even more precious.