********************Amanda has become what she calls an "Art-Munkey" which I have come to guess means that she draws pictures for other people who can't draw pictures for themselves. Where the term came from is beyond me - I think she pulled it out of an American manga book called "Dramacon" and molded it into her own, er, identity?
Well ... whatever it means, she told me the other day that some of her friends have asked her to draw zodiac chibis (super-deformed characters) for them and that they would be willing to actually pay her for her efforts. She said that she would feel strange taking their money so wants to do them for free. Being the overly practical (read "cheap!") New Englander that I am, I told her that she should at least trade them for the necessary supplies needed to draw them as the Micron pens that she uses aren't exactly inexpensive ($2.99 a piece at the local Michaels) but I doubt that she'll even do that. Yep, my daughter has a future as a starving artist ready and waiting for her!
The nice thing about her current zodiac chibi project is that she has actually had to spend some time off of the computer drawing the
Care to see more of Amanda's art? Go to her Deviant Art page by clicking here! Encourage her to draw more and be on the computer less!