An old turnaround, recently cleaned up. I was re-imagineing characters from The Wizard of Oz.. Soooo many things I would do differently in this turn now. But I still like the proportions and her attitude. I wanted to make her a little more innocent rather than the pain-in-the-butt that Judy Garland’s Dorothy is.
He’s a black belt in a couple of martial arts (I think… don’t hurt me!) and has been doing it for many many maaaaany years. I’m a total n00b to the martial arts. I like going on adventures and making a fool of myself, so I thought “Why not!?”
Tuesday. I show up, and I’m one of the tallest in the class. It always makes me a little nervous to stick out, even though I’m not a giant (I’m only 6’3″!). But I decided to get over it in the spirit of adventure.
We bow, do our thing, and then Sensei tells me to try a particular move out on JToo. JToo grabs my wrist, and I’m supposed to do a little ditty of a move that results in taking him down. AHHHHHH I’m about to poop my Gi!