rare as hen’s teeth

October 18, 2009

hen-teeth

While gazing at herself in the mirror this morning, Henrietta was frozen with a sense of pride at being one of the rare hens with teeth.
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A bit of a stretch perhaps, what with the Illustration Friday’s word of the week being “frozen.” But being a relatively new user of a Wacom tablet and playing around with Photoshop brushes, I redid an older post today. So, being quite lazy, figured heck, why not post this… heh!

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18 Responses to “rare as hen’s teeth”


  1. This is awesome! Totally cracked me up.


  2. Chicken teeth and pink slippers…I’d say Henrietta is indeed a rare bird!!

  3. Vickie Says:

    So cute. So funny. It reminds me of a saying that my Dad’s friend says, “It fits like socks on a rooster.” I like the pink slippers on a chicken. As always, it’s a very well done piece of art.

  4. Cheryl Lynn Says:

    It’s kinda hard looking at this drawing while I’m at work and not getting fired. This is hysterical and fantastic at the same time. I love Henrietta’s slippers and her teeth are the 9th wonder of the world! 🙂

    Have a great week. You deserve it after showcasing such a fabulous drawing.

  5. Vicki Says:

    This redo is fabulous.
    I always wondered how she keeps those bony toes in the slippers, though? 🙂

  6. Mary Says:

    I love this pic – the details and colours are just great!

  7. Jess Says:

    I love your drawings! The expresion on the chicken is so good!x

  8. faruffa Says:

    I love her … lei è così carina!!!

  9. aaronpocock Says:

    gorgeous work. I love the textures Linda. those slippers are hilarious!

  10. Eric Barclay Says:

    Great work. Really wonderful character and concept. Hope you’re having a wonderful Fall!

  11. emily Says:

    hihi… silly hen!
    I like how the paste looks like a worm… or maybe I just associate that way because of the chicken… either way cute cute!
    Cheers!

  12. theartofpuro Says:

    I love it!The concept is perfect and the illo is fantastic!


  13. Oh, Linda! You are a whiz. She’s got lovely teeth, too. Veneers? Bleaching? Even Tom Cruise should be jealous. You are rockin’ that Wacom, girl!


  14. I love the toothpaste. hahahaha

  15. Jannie Says:

    Yay! Hens! Oh the slippers. When you put slippers on your characters its just so cute!! haha!

  16. Monica Says:

    It was interesting to see the original piece and the digital one. You do wonders with both mediums! I love the slippers and the wallpaper. Classy! 🙂

  17. Mary Says:

    Always wondered about “hen’s teeth”…glad to see she takes care of them! And to get from there to “frozen”….great idea!


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