Fan Art Friday! A Family Affair

My friends, this is a momentous occasion. I had help with my coloring this month! I rarely color during the day because I find coloring at night before bed much more relaxing. But this time around, I had some spare hours on a Sunday and decided to work on this Queen Amidala picture. My daughter, … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! A Family Affair

Fan Art Friday! Bantha Poodoo

Welcome back to Fan Art Friday...Mei-Mei from Jedi by Knight and I color the same picture every month and compare/contrast. Her version is here. This month was my turn to pick and I did the usual - open the page randomly and see where it lands. And here it is: Sebulba. Everyone's favorite character!   … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Bantha Poodoo

Ages 11 & 12

My posts have been introspective lately. I realized when writing the last post that one of the reasons I have not written more about Star Wars specifically (planets, characters, motivations), is because Star Wars often reflects my life. It’s one of the reasons I love it so much. And since I have been reviewing and … Continue reading Ages 11 & 12

Amidala and Palpatine

I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine

Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama

Here we are again...our once-a-month Star Wars coloring book fun between Mei-Mei and I. Be sure to check out Mei-Mei's interpretation of this mandala...looks like we picked similar colors, though slightly different.     I really like the way my picture turned out this time around. I blended lots of colors and tried shading techniques … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama