Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Revealing Works Wednesday

I heard a voice. It whispered, but not loud enough for me to understand. I ignored it. Went about my business of writing and blogging, laundry and dishes, thinking and creating. 


A gentle breeze floated through my backyard. The voice whispered again, louder this time. I was stunned, shocked, and slightly appalled. It was Ebony. You know Ebony Jade; I introduced you to her last week. 


She wanted a face. A. Real. Live. Face. Hmm... So I got my sketch pad out and started to doodle. Before I knew it, I had doodled large eyes, a heart-shaped face, and hair streaming in black, blue, and tinges of raspberry. A purple and black stripped tie hung from her neck and a dainty heart necklace snuggled close to her nape. Her shirt remained white.


I gather my subconscious was the talker...or, I wonder.... 


Psst. It's me. Ebony. Sheri freaked when she realized she'd only drawn my head. Ugg. She's been working on a smaller image, body attached; but alas, I remain legless. When she sketches me all up, I'll make sure she shares. I may have to pry myself from her. She's a tad possessive. Geez...


Want to see me??






Scroll down....








Just a little more....








Almost there.....










Voila!! ME: Ebony Jade

Have any of the characters you've created ever communed with you like I do with Sher?? Tell me. Tell me, I'm not alone.




Wowzz-ah!! & to all our new Alleywalkers: WELCOME!! Stay Tuned! I've got a cool contest coming up mid-July!!
And if you'd like to read a cool post on the inevitable FIRST IMPRESSION a main character must have with his/her main squeeze check out my post on Oasis, today!! I'd love your support.

13 comments:

  1. wow, that's a great picture. I dream (as in daydream) about my characters a lot (especially the mc and her love interest). But they don't commune with me. Would be cool if they did, though.

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  2. This doesn't happen to me but that doesn't mean it's not awesome that it does for you. What a cool picture! I love the shape of her eyes.

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  3. Hey Sheri,
    Cute picture! Yes, my characters yack at me all the time, and I've drawn them up too (it seems to quieten them down for a while, at least).

    Hopping over to Oasis now!

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  4. Great picture! I can't draw for shizz. I love this character!

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  5. I love it that you've drawn up your character!! She looks intense :)

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  6. Like Stina, I spend a lot of time imagining my mc and her love interest.

    Yikes. Does that make me a voyeur?

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  7. fun pic Sheri; I've always drawn my characters as well the places they live in. It helps me visualize. Oh, and I have maps, lots of maps.

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  8. Cool! I'm with you -- both of you -- I need a character before I can write. Ideas just don't do it for me. Good luck getting your legs, Ebony. Ha!

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  9. how cool!! it's so much fun to be able to visualize your own characters. it makes them so real!!

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  10. I think that's when you know you've got a good one--when they're so real, you can see them. Best of luck~

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  11. I've had characters begging to get out. Sometimes I'm just too busy and have to tell them to wait, but they just keep nagging. =)

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  12. wow- you're more talented than I am in that domain. If my characters said 'I want a face' I'd tell them 'yeah, well you don't want me drawin it. Trust me.'

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  13. You're not alone. Though my character would thank me for not drawing her.

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