November 16, 2013

The JC Project.

What you are about to read here is a guest post by my friend Lizz Porter, the much-taller-than-me force of nature behind Am I a Funny Girl? It's a surprize, and even I won't see it until after I hit 'publish'. Unnerving...but fun!

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Hi guys! I'm Lizz. I am one of JC's many fans, and I blog over at Am I a Funny Girl? I first "met" JC on Twitter, years ago, and then MET met her last October at the Aiming Low Non-Conference. I've adored her from moment numero uno. (Or nombre un, since she's Canadian which is basically pseudo French and all that) This is me when she Toonswagged me at #Blogher13 in Chicago:

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I love my chibi-me, and was thrilled when she finally had a chance to swag me up! She's Toonswagged lots of people I love; it's kind of (OK, totally) her thing. Well, I got to thinking. Who will Toonswag the Toonswagger? Enter fiverr.com and some of our friends. I, with the contributions of some friends, was able to commission a variety of artists to interpret our beloved JC, and so here is that work:
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Manga style JC Little drawn by CLGTart.



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Portrait of JC by Heather from Stepford Life.


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JC Little drawn by Julia Roberts from Support For Special Needs.


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Cubified JC Little by Tofupanda.


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JC drawn as a Power Puff Girl by Retrobin.


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Drawing by Neil Kramer from Citizen Of The Month.


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JC toonified by Mahesaalit.


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Drawing of JC by Jana from Jana's Thinking Place.



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Original photo by Neilochka. Photo edit/paint by Androw5.

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Adventure Time style JC Little, by MuraUsagi.

JC Little portrait drawn by Mariana.

JC Little drawn by Ahyat.

Cartoony portrait of JC by Ahmed Shaltout.


I wish I could have commissioned a thousand artists, but alas, I only have ten. Oh wait! There's YOU! How about YOU try your hand at toonswagging JC? Tweet it with the hashtag #ToonswagJC so she (and I!) can check out your handiwork! Everyone's welcome: Your kids, you, your husband... let's see what you've got! it isn't about drawing ability... it's about showing JC that she's loved and appreciated. :) Thanks JC for letting me commandeer your blog! Love you lots, lady! XOXO