Speechless Sunday(Almost)--Following Directions Produces Not-So-Scary Results!

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Real Estate Agent with REMAX Specialists Minnesota License#90858

Jack Skellington & Zero Drawing by Teri Eckholm REALTOR

A couple of Octobers ago, I had the opportunity to draw at the Animation exhibit in Disney's Hollywood Studios during a family vacation. While my one son was riding the Tower of Terror for the tenth or eleventh time, my other son and I were given step-by-step instructions on how to draw the main character in the Tim Burton classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas. It was a unique opportunity because while the classes go on year round, they only give instructions on Jack Skellington a few times a year, just before Halloween. 

The fun part about taking this class which is designed for all ages, is that everyone that follows the very simple directions, will leave with a drawing that resembles the instructors. I have related this process to real estate in the past in the blog post, REALTOR® Selection—One Size Does NOT Fit All!  In the post I showed Mickey Mouse drawings one from each family member. At the time my boys were in grade school but their Mickeys were as good, if not better, than ours. Listening and following directions is an important part of life.

Let Jack and his pal, Zero be a festive reminder of that! Happy Halloween!

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Rainmaker
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Maggie McFarland
Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland

Sounds like. Neat class! Looks like you had fun!

October 30, 2011 01:43 PM
Rainer
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Brian England
Realtor, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
Arizona Focus Realty

Great drawing, I really like the picture, thanks for sharing this with us!

October 30, 2011 02:12 PM
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William Johnson
San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
RE/MAX Associates

Hi Teri, How are you? Hope well, This is very cool and yes, following directions is the way to go. I think I might try it again, LOL.

October 30, 2011 04:20 PM
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Jane Peters
Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
Power Brokers Int'l

Hey, you can always be an animator if real estate doesn't work :)  One of my clients is a Simpsons animator.  Interesting stuff.

October 30, 2011 07:50 PM
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Teri Eckholm
Acreage & Lakeshore REALTOR Minneapolis St Paul
REMAX Specialists

Maggie--It is short and fun...we often go to more than one class when we visit.

Brian--Thank you!

William--I am well but busy. I am hoping to spend more time on blogging/commenting soon.

Jane--Doubtful that I have enough skill...unless someone wants to sit upfront and provide me with step-by-step instructions as with this pick. My film student son would enjoy spending time with your client...animation is quite a skill that he has tried but does most electonically. What a cool market to sell homes in...I'm certain you meet clients from many interesting walks of life. :)

October 31, 2011 11:59 AM
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