Do it like a girl!


I made a calendar for my daughter. I chose to call it “Do it like a girl!” to thumb her nose at the negative connotation of the expression “run like a girl”.

I wanted to show that “girls” can do extremely positive things, without necessarly revolutionizing the world or being rebellious, just by being themselves and doing what they want to do. I truly believe that give our daughters positive examples will allow them to give their best and to not refrain from doing an activity because the society tell her it is “for boys”.

I wanted to draw the portraits of these women and my daughter asked me for a new calendar. So I thought it was a good idea to make a empowerment women calendar. Every day she will see that women can do big things in all aeras of human activity.

I selected 12 women et and I tried to give priority to the diversity. I wanted to represent all kind of women. I searched, I tried, I made lists, I found a font that was a bit funny, added colors and finally I made a calendar I’m happy with.

I first made two quick sketches of Frida Kahlo and after an Instagram survey, I chose the left style.

I also created a poster and I will print some poster and card to sell in my shop.

If you want, you can download this picture and use it for a personal use. For commercial use, contact me. Click right and save the image.

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4 thoughts on “Do it like a girl!

  1. Hello! I would love to purchase a poster for my classroom to inspire all the children I teach. I don’t see it listed in your shop anymore. Is it still available to purchase?

  2. Hello! I’m so sorry to answer so late. I was in holidays.
    I don’t sale this poster at the moment, but I will put it as soon as possible in my shop. 🙂

  3. Hey there,

    I’d love to buy your poster sand your calendar if you have an English version (I may be able to get the French one too, if my niece has started learning French). Can you please notify me when you add them to your shop!

    Great work! Lovely!

    Merci beaucoup!


  4. Hello!
    Sorry for my belated answer, the comment was in the spam!
    Thank you for your interest. ❤️
    You can find the poster in my redbubble shop here =
    There are also mugs, tote bags, t-shirts etc.
    The calendar is a free printable on my blog and there is a french version here
    or an english version here
    If you download the calendar, you can support my work sharing my blog or buying me a coffee here
    Thank you very much, I’m happy you like my illustration.

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