AHAHAHAHAHAAA!!!! I totally cracked up looking at that last image! Thanks Shirley, you just gave my morning a lovely start... (hugs)
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! This is HIGH-LARIOUS! This is crazy cute, Shirley! Beyond adorable! Cutie's face at the end is priceless. Fabulous work, my friend.Thanks so much for stopping by. Love you much!!!
This is just heavenly! I love it. A clever, sweet story, beautifully and simply told. Great stuff.
Ah Shirley! What a wonderful little narrative! The end picture made me laugh so much :D Wow - my brothers did this to me (read my diary) when I was a kid and they never stopped teasing me about the boy I had a crush on hehehe! Such a cute little bear too... I love this SSSSOOOOO MUCH!
It was sure that he believed that a little book closed to key was more interesting than that :) ahahah! The last image is the best! ahahahah! :D hilarious!
and thank you, Shirley :) your comment put a smile in my face (a BIG smile, really)
hahaha! this is so adorable shirley. your work is just so appealing and charming!
: ) You all are SO WONDERFUL! I was hoping that I caught that last image well enough to tell a story. Thank you, thank you! You've all made my day!! : )
Aaaaaaaaahhhhhh! This is the cutest! I love his expression! This is great Shirley.
Awwwwwwwww this is soooo cute! I love the one of him reaching under the bed and the last one with his tongue out! So sweet! :)
I agree with everyone else, too cute! Put a big smile on my face.
Don't worry, I am no FB expert either.In fact I may just be a weekender. I deactivated my account before but that's where the teenagers are hanging out and so it's a good thing to see what they are up to. They are very funny, so that's good. I will be stopping by now and then, not just posting. It lets me take some time back to do more oil painting. Have a great week Shirley! I love your art. I think it's your ability to capture their expressions perfectly!
Great storytelling, Shirley! The expressions are right on, and such an adorable character!Many thanks for you lovely post on my blog, Shirley -- it meant a lot to me! :-)
Shirley, this is delightful! perfect, perfect, perfect!
I love it!!!!!! I love your art!!!! Hugs!!! Mafe.
that's so great, I love it! I've been stumped on this one... great story telling, great expressions, great colors, ok, obviously I just think it is great...hahaha, did I break a record? That's just too many greats, but I have to go to bed now, so I can't rewrite this!
Beautifully, simply, funnily, cutely told!
Super sweet Shirley :)
Hey shirley, that's awesome! Great concept, beautiful character and so very well done! Love it!
BAhahaha, this is adorable and so little brother, terrors that they are! Serve himself right being grossed out with all that yucky luvy duvy stuff!He he. x
haha ^^ i love the last image especially.. lovely, funny story!
hi, Shirley, wonderful little narrative, relly liked it!
what an adorable little character...I know he's doing wrong but he's too cute haha.
Oh so sweet! It's gorgeous - in tiny tiny increments.
That's funny! What an expressive character! Great idea and work using multiple frames!
JA JA JA Very good this, Shirley!!beautiful picture.And it's really so, we have boys and women we know it!
Oh my! I was an older sister and diaries were so important! How cute this is! You always surprise me with your art! ♥
Oh my goodness! This is just way too cute. I am much older than my sister and I never had to worry about things like that! Nor did I have a meddlesome brother! Fortunately for me. Thanks for sharing a little frivolity on a Monday morning! Theresa
This is ridiculously cute, so adorable.
Haha! So cute and what a great story.
This is just too sweet!
How cute is that!!! Excellent sequence, Shirley!!
Okay I can see a lot of people have found the same joy in this that I have. Shirley it's great how you have traced the range of actions climaxing with th final emotion. It's like a shaggy dog story, the 'bitter' anti climax for the protagonist is what gives us as the audience a laugh.Serves him right we think - than you for the lesson in both comedy and beautiful and delicate water colour.And apart from learning I had fun looking :) :)
Thanks for your comment.Very cute bear. I like him so much ^^ nice story too. Haha \(^o^)/
hahahaha!!!!you're so funny!!!i have a sister, i think she used to do the same thing!!!or...no.i think it's me. heheh :Dlol
Adorable and funny:)
Shirley,Loooove it!! Your ability to capture the perfect facial expressions in a few brush strokes amazes me....such talent:)I always feel like I overwork it ?? Such a cute little story, that is so fitting in the end...serves the little guy right to be grossed out by "girly" talk after being so cheeky. :)
Outstanding! Such an awesome, expressive character.
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Ha!! This is really cute and funny.. good job!
HA! perfect, i say PERFECT illustrations shirley. i LOVE it and by 'I', i mean 'We'. :)also, love the fourth illustrations.
Shirley, this is so funny and so sweet at the same time! I love your characters and I think you really blow life into your illustrations.Thanks so much for sharing.xEva
That'll teach that little bear to go snooping! Hope he wasn't too disappointed! lol! Great visual storytelling! :o)
Love this - what a fabulous short story!! And I see by your header that you love trees too :) Btw thanks so much for stopping by and your kind words.
he he he he he he he he!! that what you get for reading your sisters diary!!! he he he he he!!! I love it. the look on her little face is priceless! Wonderful Shirley!!! I so enjoyed this. Hope that you and the girls are well.HugsV
What a wonderful series! I love the pose of him reading the diary, so relaxed and just darling...and those feet, so cute, I wanna tickle them!
Thanks Shirley for your comment. The toad has liked them all, is a river stone painted.And the sign says:Here,time is not lost.Time is foundappreciate and value the lack of hurry.And I tell you again: Wonderful your ilustration and your sense of humor
Thank you very much, Shirley.You're too kind.It always happens that we like what others do, and less what we do.I like how you paint.and tenderness of your pets.I may never draw something like that.
Great story and enchanting, delightful illustrations! Who needs words , when you have a scrolling of original Shirley Ng-Benitez illustrations! That last shot is priceless.... wraps it all up in a nutshell. Wonderful! Hey thanks for all the wonderfully kind and encouraging comments. You are a dear friend.
HAHAHAHAHAHA! Love and mushy stuff....ewwwwww. This is delightful! Serves him right for snooping, I guess. :) Oooh, I hope no one reads my diary....I must tell you, since the last time I was here, my other Time Machine went kaput. YES! Argh. I will not be buying them again. Thank you for your visit and lovely words, dear Shirley. They are among the sweetest I receive. Hope you have a wonderful summer with your little ones. Hope you have some fantastic movie nights, too! xoxo
Well, my goodness, what a funny story we can all relate to, and so sweetly told! Wonder what he was hoping to find? :)
I enjoyed the sequence. And I love her expression at the end. Beautiful! :)
Oh, I so enjoyed this little story! Heather
Simply adorable... naughty and nice in the same breath!!
This is wonderful! What a charming character! Reminds me of my pesky brother :)
This is fantastic! I love this little story, so adorable. He looks so cute.
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Very cute little mini-story! Wonderful illy's as always! :)
Ha ha, brilliant story - just so sweet!
Oh my comment just disappeared!I was just saying how very sweet your characters are, as though I could pick one up and it would feel lovely and soft! xx
Totally awesome! I'm expecting my son to do that some day... Hilarious! Great stuff.
This is very cute and funny. Great little character, beautifully done!
OMG! Shirley this is too much! I have an older sister and it reminded me of when I used to read her notes. You captured the feeling so well...I love it :D
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Oh what diving sweetness. I really love your style.
How absolutely charming your work is!! So beautiful :)
What a super fine day, self indulgence is great! He..He..
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Soo cute and animated! Love it!!
Love this.. You have done a very good job showing him in action.. :) He is so cute too..
Hi Shirley! Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments and kind words. I really appreciate that you took the time to send me a note! I think you're right about style... its something that evolves over time and with lots of drawing. And I think that taking the time to sketch every night is a great idea and one that I'll use. Now my portfolio is all put together and I'm ready for the conference! :) Thank you for your encouragement! Your new blog banner looks great and your website is wonderful!
Cute story :)
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