Friday, February 29, 2008

Self Portrait in Words

I've been tagged by my friend, Priya, on her blog The Plum Tree. So I guess I have to tell you seven things about myself.

1. Ummm...I am naturally a BLONDE, not a redhead!!! ha ha ha It's true. I was a toe-head as a child, with that white head of hair, and it just got more dishwater-like as I aged. And then one day, I discovered HAIR DYE. It was all over after that.

This is a pastel self portrait I did while living on Maui, as a natural blonde.
2. Without my contact lenses, I cannot see the big "E" on the eye chart. (The day I found that out, I cried.) I am quite near-sighted.
3. I just asked my husband what I should tell you about me and he said, "You're very...entertaining." We both laughed.
4. A favorite guilty pleasure is a good book, a comfy chair, and a cup of hot tea. I can read ALL DAY.
5. I like punk rock music.
6. I really love people. They fascinate me. (perhaps the reason I like to draw and paint them!)
7. I once petted a lion. A big male, rumbling LION!!! In South Africa. It was amazing.


Obviously, there is more to me, but I tried to pick things you didn't already know.
Oh, I almost forgot, I am supposed to tag seven people. So, here you are:
Melissa and Emmitt
Linda and Maisie
I'll have to think of number 7 later. I'm too tired to think of more right now!

May you all have a delightful weekend.


priya said...

very nice karine! i'm glad i'm the first one to comment.
so that's the truth about your red hair! well, at 38 i'm prematurely grey (or white). one day i'm just going to let it be, but not yet...
i love the picture of you laughing, and the joshua tre bloom? glorious as always.
thank you :-)

Abby Creek Art said...

You look so cute, Karine...I would never have know you were a blondie!

Uh oh...a tag? Now I have to think!:)

Melissa & Emmitt said...

hi karine!
i love this post and your self portrait! you are an amazing artist! how fun and thank you for the tag!
:) m

kate said...

I would never have guessed you are a natural blonde. I love your pastel self-portrait ... and I agree with your husband - you are entertaining. Your blog is always fun to read. I can't imagine petting a lion. That must have been so cool. Thank you so much for the tag ...

I've added your blog to my 'paint' links ...

Anke said...

Hi Karine, love the foto! Even this is the actual blooming, it's still pretty, thanks for sharing. But I know what you mean, they look like closed flowers, ready to explode soon....maybe you are right and they will ! So let's see.
I saw you tagged me, well than I guess I'm off the tag some more. Smiles, Anke ;)