Monday, September 17, 2012

New Feature: Phony Photos

Friday I posted some of my Sims portraits and then said maybe I'd start a blog or something.  Then I remembered I had plenty of space on this blog.  So here we go, every Monday--unless there's a guest post or something--you get a picture and a description.

The temptation was to start with the main character from A Hero's Journey, but I posted a couple pictures of Emma on Friday.  So I'll do something completely unrelated.


This is Val, a main character in a novella I wrote recently.  In this picture she's about 13 years old.  What I like about it is I think she has just the right amount of geekiness for this point in the story between the glasses, freckles, hair and clothes.  The hair and clothes I think also work for the time period, which is supposed to be like late '50s or so.  From this picture, you probably wouldn't guess that she ends up becoming a bad-ass soldier, right?

What do you think?

Tomorrow is another Two-Fer...

7 comments:

  1. Awesome. Now I have to admit, Sims kind of creep me out, but that might be in part to discovering that, back in HS, a girl created a Sim character based on me. I'm still not sure if I should think about what she had that character do ... :/

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  2. Bad ass soldier indeed! She looks like a book geek!

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  3. Pat that looks perfectly like an old High School photo. Hard to believe she could fight anybody! It works.

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  4. You are most certainly right; based on this picture I'd never guess Val would become a bad-ass soldier.

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  5. Was there actually geekiness back then or was that look the norm? No, she doesn't look fierce at all, but we probably all have warriors inside of us.

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  6. I would not have guessed the badassness. I bet Monday photos will be great fun.

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