Thursday, February 18, 2010

Abecedarium of Demise: The Letter E

Before I invite you to my Abecedarium of Demise today, I would like to take a brief detour.

I have been working assiduously on new miniature portraiture on small plaster cameos. This painting is approximately 1" x 2". I suppose they are like little frescoes. I have put little hooks into the backs so they could be hung as they are, or slid upon a safety pin for a brooch or lapel pin. I also have some little landscapes, I will post soon.

More to the point- I am thinking of having a contest and the winner can have one of these plaster cameos with whatever they want on it- a landscape, or a portrait that I could paint from one of their own photographs. If this is something you blogfriends would be interested in please say Aye or Nay in the comments. If there is enough interest I will have the contest next week, after I figure out how I want to conduct it.





Without further interruption- I have killed off another little doodle for your amusement:



Ernie was an Electrician who worked in Ellwood City
He couldn't help but look at girls when they were very pretty.



To re-wire the women's dormitory, poor Ernie was ill-suited
For his Eyes wandered from the task at hand and he was Electrocuted.

20 comments:

My name is PJ. said...

You are always the highlight of my Alphabe-Thursday!

I went to you Etsy shop (E is for Etsy) today for the first time - I hadn't really looked at your sidebar before because I was too busy laughing.

You are intense and talented; also intensely talented.

5thsister said...

Julie! I just love your imagination. I also enjoyed your back and forth over on It's This or Go Crazy. Although we are of very different world views I find you both intriguing and sweet.

About that contest...YAY!

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

I like your idea for a contest!

That story gave me a good laugh this morning.

Jenny said...

I cannot stand it. This was adorable and funny and my favorite post of yours so far.

Your miniatures are amazing. Wow. As always I am speechless. Please don't forget us little blogging friends when you become famous. Invite us to one of your gala events!

A giveaway would be fabulous.

OK, focus, Mrs. Matlock. Focus.

Your "E" post is both E legant and E ndearing and your grade for the week is an A+ PLUS a gold star...

You are really cool, Julie!

PS If anyone says you are the Teachers Pet just tell them "YES, I AM!"

NightSwimmer said...

lol at the cartoon! I'm glad he was electrocuted. The sick-o. And oh I am so so so interested in your cameo contest! What a brilliant idea!

Viki said...

I'd say he got what he deserved LOL. This I think is my favorite so far, although I think I have to go back and look at them again. You know these might be cute to think about putting in a book form although I guess not for kids LOL.

Sarah said...

You always make me smile and giggle. Love my visits to your Abecedarium of Demise.
I say you've got a terrific idea on the little portraits. Beautiful work.

mbkatc230 said...

Once again, one of the bright spots (pun VERY much intended) of my day. You have such an amazing imagination. And as far as the contest idea, AYE, AYE! Kathy

Jo said...

LOL ... you "light" up my day! another brilliant alpha post! and a great big Aye to your question.

laterg8r said...

love the electrocuted ernie :D

lissa said...

poor Ernie! thanks for the chuckle

& I would be interest in the contest, I love tiny works of art

Prim2Pink said...

You did a lovely job on the cameo!!! I would very much be interested in a contest!
This would be my fav of your posts so far.
Judy

Mumsy said...

Julie, that's a gorgeous plaster, and I'll say YAH to the contest..

Your Alphabe Thursday is just awesome. Poor Ernie, though..

mrs. c said...

You are so creative and I adore your sense of humor! You are truly unique!

Melinda Cornish said...

that is hysterical!!! I love it and your cameo's......

Monica said...

Yay to the contest!

I cracked up reading your cartoon!

Amy said...

Oh my gosh...I just love your posts!

Kass said...

Oh yes oh yes oh yes, to both the contest and your entourage of enthusiastic E words. I needed the laugh.

The Bird said...

I'm so glad I stumbled upon your blog, I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all your artwork!! I'm a Halloween folk artist and would be honored if you stopped by my blog some time as well.

www.ravenfaescreations.blogspot.com

~ Brialee ~

mub said...

Oh gosh this story is so funny! I really love the last picture!

I think your little paintings are amazing! I am always in awe of people who can paint. I'm useless at it!