August 22, 2015

Tiny Thumbelina

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I have done Thumbelina before with apples (it's over here if you would like a look) and now with strawberries. Is this too much red? Maybe I shouldn't have made her hair red too. I actually tone it down by making the strawberries orange with hints of red.

For Drawing Challenge with the theme, 'Tiny.' This week is hosted by Tammie Lee. For more 'Tiny' interpretations, go here.

31 comments:

  1. Every time I look at your work, I'm simply amazed and in awe. I can barely draw a stickman, let alone have someone recognize who in the heck it is. I hope you keep doing this forever and ever! BIG Hugs...Ro

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    1. thank you for your kind words. I also hope that I can continue to draw for a long while.

      have a lovely day.

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  2. This is such a cute piece!

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    1. that was what I was aiming for - cute! thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  3. so sweet - reminds me of my daughter when she was in her 'Ariel' phase from the Little Mermaid - beautiful !

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    1. who doesn't love red hair? thanks for your visit. have a lovely day.

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  4. This is so lovely Lissa
    i love all the red
    and the light and shadows that you have created
    such a dear piece. i am so glad that you joined us.

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    1. thanks & thanks for hosting DC. hope you're having a very lovely day.

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  5. I especially love those little red shoes attached to the strawberry stalk and how the green leaves provide a little pillow!

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    1. yeah, me too. I have always liked ballet/red shoes but I never could find a pair that fits well. thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  6. It's lovely Lissa. I think it's the perfect redness. I'm one of those people who find red hair the most beautiful. Well done. :D

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    1. you might say I'm a hair addict when it comes to drawing, I seem to lean towards redheads.

      thanks for your visit, have a lovely day.

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  7. I love your red haired thumbelina!
    And her teeny shoes tied to the stalk...

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    1. me too, love the shoes. thanks for your visit, have a lovely day.

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  8. I love all the red! Her hair is perfect! And the shoes! Thank you so much for sharing!

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    1. looking at it again, the red isn't as much as before. thanks for your visit, have a lovely day.

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  9. Not too much red, lissa. Your tiny Thumbelina..... I wonder what she's dreaming of?

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    1. I guess she's dreaming about eating strawberries or perhaps some far away land. thanks for your visit. have a lovely day.

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  10. This image is a wonderland of fantasy come to life for my eyes. The composition is so cute. Really cute is the correct word I feel. Thumbelina was one of my favourite fairy tales when I was a kid. I used to imagine my very own small character that I held in my hand and tried and tried and tried to make her come true from inside of my imagination to real life. I tried real hard. Love this post, N, x p.s. not too much red here.

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    1. tiny somehow equals cute doesn't it?

      thanks for your visit, have a lovely day.

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  11. The shoes are a perfect touch.

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    1. I had wanted to make them blue to match her shirt but decide it should be pink/red to sort of match strawberries.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  12. What a lovely idea Lissa :)
    I don't think there is too much red in
    there, this thing is all about strawberries,
    and in perfect case they are bright red :))
    And I love Thumbelina :)

    Have a beautiful day!
    Möwe

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    1. it's not a new idea for but nevertheless a good idea.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  13. This is really a cute illustration and for sure you're tiny if you can sleep on a strawberry.
    Have a nice week
    barbara bee

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    1. yes, it's the surroundings that make us notice her size or you could also see that she is human size and the strawberries are the giants.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  14. Your red-headed Thumbelina is wonderful - masterfully drawn and painted!

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    1. thanks. it was not real paint I used by software. does it make it less appealing to know this?

      thanks for your visit, have a lovely day.

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  15. A really nice drawing. I'm sure that Hans Christian Andersen would be satisfied with the result. - eric

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  16. your thumbelina doesn't seem to mind about the colour...; i'm intrigued. ...
    n♥

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  17. just magical Lissa. your sketches always make me smile. hope you have a wonderful weekend, G

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