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The Adventures of Bailey Boots #9: Adventures in PhotoShop

Posted in Bailey Boots, Comics with tags , , on May 20, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.

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Today, Bailey Boots is curious about computers!

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But you know, Bailey Boots, there are a lot of things to discover on a computer. What do you want to explore today?

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“Ohh, ohh art!” says Bailey Boots.

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Ah! How about Photoshop? It’s a program a lot of artists use to make pretty pictures.

“YES! That sounds perfect!” says Bailey Boots. “What can you do with Photoshop?”

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Well, you can solarize. That’s turning a picture stark black and white.

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Or color balance. You can make a picture TOTALLY pink! Isn’t it cuuuute?

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You can do blue with red…

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… or red with blue!

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Or just totally red!

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RAINBOWS!

“Uh–“

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FROGGY!

“Um–“

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But it’s not all colors. You can also go all fuzzy!

“What–“

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Or 3-D!

“How–“

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Or — wait — even POLKA DOTS!”

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You can even bend your art all over!

“AAHHHH!”

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Bendy, bendy BENDY!

“I’m gonna throw UUUUUP!”

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Ooh — ooh — or all blacky or browny or–

“STOOOOOOOP!”

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What? Don’t you want to know more about Photoshop?

“I think… that’s enough adventure for tod–“

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“Wait.”

What?

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“Wasn’t Moo yellow before?”

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Isn’t he?

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“Um…”

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Happy Bailey Boots!

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The Adventures of Bailey Boots #8: Nothing Moo Here

Posted in Bailey Boots, Comics, Kids, Reading with tags , , , on April 10, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tr–

Wait. Where is Bailey Boots?

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“No!”

… uh… says Bailey Boots? Silly B–

“I won’t come out! You can’t make me!”

But… Bailey Boots. Don’t you want an adventure?

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 “No.”

But… why not?

“It’s scary.”

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Please come out.

“No.”

Okay, okay. If I promise no more cows, will you come out?

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“No more cows?”

No more cows.

“Promise?”

Cross my heart.

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“Oh… okay. As long as there’s no more cows.”

… says Bailey Boots?

“Don’t push it.”

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Okay! We’re back in business!

*Ahem*

Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every d–

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“Wait.”

… what now?

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“Where’s Moo?”

Moo?

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“Yeah. He’s supposed to be on my shoulder now, remember?”

You… never really had Moo. You know that, right? Moo was a charac–

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“No Moo, no me.”

Bailey Boo–

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“Get Moo back, then we’ll talk Miss Big Writer Lady.”

Bailey, be reasonable.

“Moo first!”

But–

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“MOO!”

Sigh. Fine. I’ll be back later.

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“You’d better be. You’d. Better. Be.”

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The Adventures of Bailey Boots #7: Space EX-ploration

Posted in Bailey Boots, Comics, fun with tags , , , on March 30, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.

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Today, she’s taking a trip into outer space! Bailey Boots is very excited.

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She even brought her friends, Cowshark…

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…and Moo, of course!

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Bailey says, “we’re going to have a wonderful space adventure!”

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“How did we get here?” Moo asks.

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“Moo?” Cowshark agrees.

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Bailey Boots is confused. She doesn’t remember.

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“But it’s okay. We’ll have a grand adventure anyway!”

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“What?”

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“I mean, it IS kind of weird, isn’t it?” Moo asks.

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“Moo,” Cowshark agrees.

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Bailey Boots is stumped. It is weird, isn’t it?

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“What is going OOOOOOOOOOOOOOON?”

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Bailey Boots?

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… H… happy Bailey Boots?

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The Adventures of Bailey Boots #6: Mooo-d Science!

Posted in Bailey Boots, Comics, Reading, Stories with tags , , , on March 20, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.

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Today, Bailey Boots is at school. Her teacher is talking about the science fair. Bailey Boots is curious AND excited!

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But what should her science fair project be?

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“Moo!” says Bailey Boots’ parrot friend.

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“Moo?” says Bailey Boots with a giggle. “That’s your name, silly parrot, not a science project!

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“Moo,” insists Moo.

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Bailey Boots knows that Moo can say more than that. She starts to wonder what he means.

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Moo?

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Moo?

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Moo?

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“Moo project!” Moo says excitedly. “Moo science!”

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Bailey Boots wonders if a cowshark or a cowtree are real science. She’s not convinced.

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“Moo!”

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“Nah,” says Bailey Boots. “I think I’ll just stick with a volcano this year.”

Happy Bailey Boots!

 

The Adventures of Bailey Boots #5: Polly Wanna Moo?

Posted in Bailey Boots, Books, Comics, Reading with tags , , , on March 15, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.

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Today, Bailey Boots is curious about pets. She’s had such fun with her cow adventures that she’s decided to get a pet of her very own to have lots of adventures with.

So today, she’s at the pet store.

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But what kind of pet should she get? Bailey Boots is confused.

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“Hello, cat,” says Bailey Boots to the first pet she sees. “Do you want to be my pet?”

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“Moo.”

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Bailey Boots decides to try another animal.

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“Hello, doggy,” says Bailey Boots to the next pet.

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“Moo.”

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“Next.”

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“H… hi s… snake?” Bailey Boots says to the next pet. “Nice snake?”

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“Mooooooooooo.”

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“Um… that’s… that’s okay,” says Bailey Boots. She wasn’t sure she wanted a snake anyway.

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But what will Bailey Boots do? She can’t find a pet of her very own.

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But she won’t give up! One last try, Bailey Boots!

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“Hello birdy,” says Bailey Boots to a pretty parrot. “Um… moo?”

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“Hello!”

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“Hello!” says Bailey Boots to her new pet. “I’m SO glad you didn’t say moo!”

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“Hello Bailey Boots! Hello!”

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“Let’s go home, Parrot,” says Bailey Boots happily. “What do you think about that?”

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“Moo.”

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“Oh, well,” says Bailey Boots. “Close enough!”

Happy Bailey Boots!

The Adventures of Bailey Boots #4: Hello Mooey

Posted in Bailey Boots, fun, Reading, Stories, WebComic with tags , , , on March 12, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.

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Bailey Boots has met a lot of cows lately, and she feels sad that she was mean to them. After their swim, her CowShark friend told her that to meet a real cow and make friends with it, she has to go to a farm. So today, she is visiting a farm.

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Look Bailey Boots! There’s a cow over there!

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“Hello cow,” says Bailey Boots.

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“Wait!” she thinks, “I’m so silly! Cows don’t speak English!”

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“Moo!” says Bailey Boots. She’s learned to speak cow very well.

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“Moo?”

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“Moo?”

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“Moooooooooooo!”

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“Nay.”

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“Nay?”

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“Neigh.”

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No new cow friends. Poor Bailey Boots.

The Adventures of Bailey Boots #3: Bailey’s Beach Breakfast

Posted in Bailey Boots, Family, fun with tags , , , on March 11, 2015 by Jessica Crichton

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Bailey Boots is a curious girl. She tries new things every day.
Today, she’s going to the beach!

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Bailey Boots steps into the water. The water is cold!

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But she goes up to her waist in no time. Swim, Bailey Boots! Swim!

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Oh, no! What’s that behind you, Bailey Boots?

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It’s a shark! Swim away! Swim away!

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Oh no! It’s swimming faster! Swim, Bailey Boots! Swim!

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It’s gonna eat you! You’ll be Bailey Breakfast!

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Moo.

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Moo?

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Moo.

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Swim, Bailey Boots and CowShark, swim!
Happy Bailey Boots!

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