Archive for the ‘Making *My Life as a Girl, So Far*’ Category

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Thank You! The Artists

Thank you to the artists who brought My Life as a Girl, So Far to life!

Thank you to Donald Alcindor, Djecilia Jean Baptiste, Jeff Jean Baptiste, Michou Joissant, Ronaldo Jerome, Fedno Lubin and Bruno Rene for your amazing work.

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Thank You! FOSAJ

Many, many thanks to FOSAJ — Fondation d’orientation et soutien aux artistes jacmelien — for allowing us to work in your inspiring space.

Special thanks to Prince Luc! We are so appreciative of your welcoming. For more information about FOSAJ: http://www.fosajhaiti.org/

Also, thank you to Ronson Benoit, Bellando Jules, Jhwins Lamitie, Georges William Marishall and Fabrice Petiote.

p.s. Thank you, Ronson, for the penguin — who is feeling very much at home in Canada. And thank you, Jhwins, for the beautiful hearts.

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Thank You! – Les Petits Artists

Many thanks to les petits artistes for their contributions to My Life as a Girl, So Far.

Marcus, Samara, Herlandie, Herlande and Tachnaica — the painted spiders and the drawings are fabulous!

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6 Days Work in a Box

All the artwork for My Life as a Girl, So Far in one box. p.s. The box should read “Made in Haiti” …

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Detailing Annick

Michou detailing Annick … Annick is positioned to pull an elephant. Strong girl!

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Done in the Sun

The spiders are done drying in the sun — and the crew approves!

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Painting Spiders

Is there a better way to spend the afternoon than painting spiders?

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Michou at Work

Michou working on the interior scene of the family at the dinner table.

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Artists at Work

Fedno, Bruno and Donald at work.

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Final Touches

Prince Luc helps with the final touches to the inspiring Shakespeare quote which starts the story. The lettering was done by Donald and Jeff. The quotes were painted by the steady hand of Ronaldo. Djecilia and Michou also helped with the final touches.