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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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Teri Eckholm. REALTOR with Boardman Realty, is a native Minnesotan who has lived and worked in the Minneapolis St Paul metro all of her life. She specializes in lakeshore homes, acreage properties and first time home buyers but assists anyone making a move in the north and east Twin Cities metro.

If you are buying, selling or relocating to Minnesota and need help from a professional REALTOR®, give Teri , a call or visit her website for a FREE Home Buyer Success Guide or FREE Home Value Report She specialize in acreage and lakeshore properties in the north and east Twin Cities metro area including Ham Lake, Lino Lakes and all communities in the Forest Lake School District! Serving Anoka, Chisago, Ramsey and Washington Counties in Minnesota.

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

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

Oct 30, 2011 06:43 AM #1
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

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

Oct 30, 2011 07:12 AM #2
William Johnson
RE/MAX Associates - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE

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.

Oct 30, 2011 09:20 AM #3
Jane Peters
Home Jane Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market

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

Oct 30, 2011 12:50 PM #4
Teri Eckholm
Boardman Realty - White Bear Lake, MN
REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro

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. :)

Oct 31, 2011 04:59 AM #5
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