Be Brave

Eleanor Roosevelt said "Do one thing every day that scares you." Well I drew my girl today. I have had her in my mind, and there is a lot more i want to do with her but you must start somewhere. She didn't turn out ruining my minds eye image, which is a very good thing. That alone makes me happy.

I also figured out a teeny bit in Adobe Illustrator to get her as a vector image. Or at least I think she is a vector image. hee hee

I need to give her a name. Clearly she represents me, but do you have any ideas for names?

Leave a comment with a name for her and I will draw names for a goodie package Monday evening.


Blogger Gillian said...

Hi via Maddie's blog...I chose you randomly.
Um, let me see.

She looks like a....

or alternatively,

Two of my fave names. She looks like a hip chick!

3/15/2008 10:39 PM  
Blogger caroline : my pocket said...

I agree with Gillian, hip chick indeed :) She's gorgeous Thea - well done! xoxo

3/16/2008 5:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, I've been lurking round here for a while. Just wanted to say I LOVE your drawing!
I think I'd want to call her Daisy. There's something simple, strong and powerful about daisies (or at least I think so!)

3/16/2008 7:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey there,
i read your blog regularly through other links. love your drawing. i like the name Ellie.
i look forward to formerly meeting your lady when she's debuted!

3/16/2008 8:50 AM  
Blogger daisies said...

she gorgeous and she looks like a Belle to me ...

3/16/2008 11:58 AM  
Blogger Marcie said...

Been silently lurking and reading for awhile now...enjoying both your photography and your writing.
Love your spirit and your own special way of dealing with life's disappointments.
Great 'girl' drawing!

3/16/2008 12:13 PM  
Blogger Jessie said...

i think her name should be "ms. thea" because the second i saw her i thought of you! :)

i love you BEING BRAVE!!! :)

3/16/2008 7:04 PM  
Blogger Boho Girl said...

omg...i LOVE her!
your rock my friend.
you're so awesome at this...

okay, her name.

I like Ella or Juju.


3/16/2008 9:08 PM  
Blogger Melba said...

I asked my children...
Maggie said Maggie
and Ethan said Casey
and I think her name should be Cleo.

3/16/2008 9:30 PM  
Blogger Thea Coughlin said...

what yummy names. keep them coming;)

3/16/2008 9:37 PM  
Blogger Georgia said...

I think she looks like her name could be Jazz, or Mae, or even Gemma.... I like odd names, I admit it. OK, Mae is not so odd...

3/16/2008 11:42 PM  
Blogger Violet said...

I think she could be a Gina.

Great drawing! Because you used Adobe Illustrator you girl is vector ;-)

3/17/2008 12:37 AM  
Blogger pERiWinKle said...

Gorgeous! Brave friend! did you enjoy drawing her?! Imagine what is going to flow from there? Yummie!

3/17/2008 3:02 AM  
Blogger chest of drawers said...

I think she is Kat, short for Katherine which is what her parents named her but she didnĀ“t end up all frilly so she prefers Kat.

3/17/2008 3:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Miss Mattie Matilda or in honor of St. Patricks...Miss Ruby O'Riley! Best of luck!

3/17/2008 12:29 PM  
Blogger Schmoops said...

love her.

hmmm.... the first names that popped into my head were mariposa and farfalla. both mean butterfly which ties in with monarch.

love you,

3/17/2008 3:11 PM  
Blogger Swirly said...

I love her! How about Penelope?

3/17/2008 10:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

One more name popped in me head...Fiona...

3/17/2008 10:44 PM  
Anonymous susanna said...

Oh, she's wonderful! I'll have to think about her name. And you are learning Illustrator? Cool! I really want to learn that program, too. There's so much that can be done with Illustrator, isn't there?

3/17/2008 11:05 PM  
Blogger Toni said...

I'm thinking Abigail.... Hope I'm not too late...

Cheers Toni

3/17/2008 11:38 PM  
Blogger Jaclyn said...

Another late one, but I've been thinking something along the lines of Annabel.

3/18/2008 2:58 AM  

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