BLOBS #50 RESULTS

What a week!  There was a little product design going on, graphic design for a September book launch, a whole load of 3d ladybug detailing for an art gallery exhibit, final tinkering of website shop text + photos and trying to make the last days of summer the best they can be before school starts!  I think my fingertips have had a perpetual coat of sharpie on them this whole week.

But, on to BLOBS!  Find below a sleepwalking worm (do worms even sleep?), cave house (they do exist) and monkey.  Enjoy.

 LEFT (BENT ICE CREAM CONE), CENTER (MAD HORSE), AMY's ON RIGHT (HORSE WITH BIG GRIN)

LEFT (BENT ICE CREAM CONE), CENTER (MAD HORSE), AMY's ON RIGHT (HORSE WITH BIG GRIN)

 LEFT (CAVE HOUSE), CENTER (HAND), AMY's ON RIGHT (TREE WITH LARGE FLY...GOES WITH SHAPE #4 CHARACTER!)

LEFT (CAVE HOUSE), CENTER (HAND), AMY's ON RIGHT (TREE WITH LARGE FLY...GOES WITH SHAPE #4 CHARACTER!)

 LEFT (STANDING SQUIRREL), CENTER (WALRUS MAN), AMY's ON RIGHT (SLEEPWALKING WORM)

LEFT (STANDING SQUIRREL), CENTER (WALRUS MAN), AMY's ON RIGHT (SLEEPWALKING WORM)

 LEFT (BIG SLIDE ON TOP OF EARTH), CENTER (MONKEY), AMY's ON RIGHT (FROG EYEBALLING LARGE FLY ON TREE ABOVE, SHAPE #3)

LEFT (BIG SLIDE ON TOP OF EARTH), CENTER (MONKEY), AMY's ON RIGHT (FROG EYEBALLING LARGE FLY ON TREE ABOVE, SHAPE #3)

BLOBS #50

Today marks the 50th week of BLOBS!  This website was launched back in June 2014 and I am grateful THE BLOB BLOG has turned into a playground where characters can live and grow.  Not only has it sprouted a weekly activity my kids and I can enjoy together, but it has inspired product, research and shape exploration I never would have embarked on if it did not exist. 

Back in April/May I wanted to recognize and celebrate the 50th week of BLOBS by building on to this site.  And with the incredible help of IDEATION, I now have a Store, Activities, School Visits Page and other corners that have been tidied up.  Please take a look!  Its been challenging juggling kids home for the summer + wonderful sunshine + not wonderful piles accumulating in my house + daily dinner menus + new author/illustrator responsibilities + sticking to what used to be an easy exercise regimen + story making, but its a step forward.  And - I am celebrating with you.

Thanks for visiting and returning.  Here is your sheet of the week!

BLOBS #49 RESULTS

We are back!  A few characters you'll find this week are Tightrope Toad, Shark Dog and a Snow Astronaut.  Research they led to?  How many fingers does a toad have (4 in front, 5 in back) and astronaut outfits...enjoy.

 LEFT (SAD RAT), CENTER (RAT ON THE WEB), AMY's ON RIGHT (SHARK DOG)

LEFT (SAD RAT), CENTER (RAT ON THE WEB), AMY's ON RIGHT (SHARK DOG)

 LEFT (ME AND MY BED), CENTER (MAD MONKEY), AMY's ON RIGHT (GRANDPA CATFISH)

LEFT (ME AND MY BED), CENTER (MAD MONKEY), AMY's ON RIGHT (GRANDPA CATFISH)

 LEFT (BLUEBERRY MY GUINEA PIG), CENTER (BAD CAMEL), AMY's ON RIGHT (TIGHTROPE TOAD)

LEFT (BLUEBERRY MY GUINEA PIG), CENTER (BAD CAMEL), AMY's ON RIGHT (TIGHTROPE TOAD)

 LEFT (WHAT SATURN LOOKS LIKE ON EASTER), CENTER (DOG WITH CONE), AMY's ON RIGHT (SNOW ASTRONAUT)

LEFT (WHAT SATURN LOOKS LIKE ON EASTER), CENTER (DOG WITH CONE), AMY's ON RIGHT (SNOW ASTRONAUT)

and Shark Dog as a story character...

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BLOBS #48 RESULTS

Results are in and we have some flexible creatures below...keep scrolling to find a Hot-Dog-O-Teer (someone who sells hot dogs), furry friend and a snail that can stand. 

We will be camping next week and away from cables, plugs and devices.  BLOBS will resume August 3rd.  Onto designs!  Enjoy.

 LEFT (Hot-Dog-O-Teer), CENTER (FISH HOLDING BREATH), AMY's ON RIGHT (BEAR TOUCHES HIS TOES)

LEFT (Hot-Dog-O-Teer), CENTER (FISH HOLDING BREATH), AMY's ON RIGHT (BEAR TOUCHES HIS TOES)

 LEFT (THE LOCHNESS MONSTER), CENTER (FURRY FRIEND), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE DINOSAUR THAT LIKED TO DANCE)

LEFT (THE LOCHNESS MONSTER), CENTER (FURRY FRIEND), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE DINOSAUR THAT LIKED TO DANCE)

 LEFT (GRUMPY GIRL), CENTER (WHIT WITH A PRETZEL HAT), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE SNAIL THAT COULD STAND)

LEFT (GRUMPY GIRL), CENTER (WHIT WITH A PRETZEL HAT), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE SNAIL THAT COULD STAND)

 LEFT (DOG), CENTER (YOGA SWIMMER), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE FANCY CHIMP)

LEFT (DOG), CENTER (YOGA SWIMMER), AMY's ON RIGHT (THE FANCY CHIMP)

 Yoga Bear!

Yoga Bear!

BLOBS #47 RESULTS

Thanks for checking in today!  BLOBS were a little tricky (for me) and we didn't get started until Thursday.  But, I did make some discoveries when I was stuck.  Shape 3 shouted something with HORNS.  Only curled horned animals came to mind though, so I did some quick research.  Check out my findings.  Not only were all of these names new to me, but the beautiful horns looked like pieces of sculpture.  The straightest pair belonged to the Saiga, residing mostly in Russia.  Have you ever seen a  nose like this?  What a wonderful snout.  I did more image surfing for multiple angles.  Worth some googling and oogling.  It reminds me of an anteater + camel + deer. 

And on to designs!  Enjoy...

 LEFT (BUCK TEETH BIG NOSE BUNNY), CENTER (BUNNY #2), AMY's ON RIGHT (FRIENDLY GIANT PARROT)

LEFT (BUCK TEETH BIG NOSE BUNNY), CENTER (BUNNY #2), AMY's ON RIGHT (FRIENDLY GIANT PARROT)

 LEFT (PRINCESS), CENTER (BUNNY #3), AMY's ON RIGHT (SHARK FIN SHAPED BUOY)

LEFT (PRINCESS), CENTER (BUNNY #3), AMY's ON RIGHT (SHARK FIN SHAPED BUOY)

 LEFT (UNHAPPY ALIEN), CENTER (BUNNY #1), AMY's ON RIGHT (SAIGA INSPIRED ANTELOPE)

LEFT (UNHAPPY ALIEN), CENTER (BUNNY #1), AMY's ON RIGHT (SAIGA INSPIRED ANTELOPE)

 LEFT (PRINCESS), CENTER (HAWAIIAN HAT GUY), AMY's ON RIGHT (EXOTIC FLOWER FLY)

LEFT (PRINCESS), CENTER (HAWAIIAN HAT GUY), AMY's ON RIGHT (EXOTIC FLOWER FLY)

BLOBS #46 RESULTS

We are BACK!  Thanks for checking in.  Some excellent characters have been cooked up...a dancing caterpillar, minotaur and frightened raindrop are just a few!  Keep scrolling and enjoy...

 LEFT (BLOB OF GOO), CENTER (BLOB), AMY's ON RIGHT (FRIGHTENED RAINDROP)

LEFT (BLOB OF GOO), CENTER (BLOB), AMY's ON RIGHT (FRIGHTENED RAINDROP)

 LEFT (DANCING CATERPILLAR), CENTER (GRAMOPHONE), AMY's ON RIGHT (SLEEPY CREATURE)

LEFT (DANCING CATERPILLAR), CENTER (GRAMOPHONE), AMY's ON RIGHT (SLEEPY CREATURE)

 LEFT (SIR WASHINGTON), CENTER (MINOTAUR), AMY's ON RIGHT (PAPER AIRPLANE COSTUME)

LEFT (SIR WASHINGTON), CENTER (MINOTAUR), AMY's ON RIGHT (PAPER AIRPLANE COSTUME)

 LEFT (SKULL OF A MOSQUITO), CENTER (VIKING), AMY's ON RIGHT (LITTLE LIONHEART)

LEFT (SKULL OF A MOSQUITO), CENTER (VIKING), AMY's ON RIGHT (LITTLE LIONHEART)

Check back on Monday for new BLOBS!