Sunday, June 27, 2010

Toon Down the Stress

     Can I just share with you all my newest short-lived obsession?
Homemade Comics!
My work has me feeling extremely under-pressure these days and
making these goofy things has been a huge stress-reliever for me.













Then there's the toons modeled after our family, which I call the Dysfunktionals. I posted one Thursday then made a few more.
This one was an actual dialogue between me and The Girl, my 17 year old:


Hubby and I joke about our kid's selective hearing, which prompted this one:


Then there's Hubby's punny one-liners - loads of inspiration there:


If you haven't tried cartooning your family (or workmates, or neighbors, or anyone else who provides you blog material) you should give it a try. It's way easier then I thought. You can even make a widget for your sidebar with all your cartoons in it and readers can "cheer" or "jeer" you.

Don't pay too much attention to the jeers though, because to be honest, I think it's teenagers monitoring the site. I'm basing this assumption on the types of cartoons that seem to get the most cheers. Alot of them I really don't get. But maybe that's just me.

No matter, because it's still fun cartooning everyday stuff. The site is toondoo.com.

Comicly Yours,
Lori

10 comments:

  1. They are funny. Cute & funny, like you.

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  2. you really made these?? they're awesome- i've never heard of that site- i'll have to check it out. those were hilarious, by the way! and i LOVE that you said "for reals" :)

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  3. Those are funny. I dont think I could do it. Will loose my patience at my family!

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  4. Oh, these are so fun!! You are hilarious!! Great work! I'll have to show this link to my husband, he could have a BALL with those comics!!

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  5. ha ha! Loved the first one. It had me laughing.

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  6. So funny! I especially love the real ones. Like you can just hear the conversation.

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  7. PMSL they are soooo funny!! "We have pudding?"

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  8. That's so cute, what a great idea. Wish I would've thought of that.
    I took a writing class and we had a few weeks of cartooning. That was extrememly hard...obviously this site put the fun back in it.
    Thanks for sharing..

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  9. Once again, you have me sputtering coffee! HOW did you make these? I checked out the site and was totally clueless . . . which PROVES that you are not only hysterically funny, but 1) smart and 2) cool =)

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  10. Oh wow!! These are HILARIOUS!! I love the first one! I just had a similar conversation with my daughter tonight. And you sound JUST like me in the last one!! LMAO

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