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Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Flavor - Illustration Friday

A popular New Year's resolution is to lose weight. However, many people forget that resolution (including myself), or simply forgo their commitment to overindulge in a special flavorful treat they just cannot resist. My very first illustration for Illustration Friday depicts one of those overindulgences, and the subsequent results if you continue with that special treat instead of getting back on that resolution.


Blogger Toby said...

That's Pepsi, isn't it?? :) --Jaybird

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 1:25:00 PM

Blogger ste-pha-nie said...

Mmm, I'm seeing a frothy cappuccino. Welcome to Illustration Friday!

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 2:50:00 PM

Blogger steve said...

I'm thinkin' a rootbeer float, vanilla ice cream and all. That's why I don't make resolutions anymore 'cause they're destined to be broken. Anyway, nice pic!

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 6:46:00 PM

Blogger Tony Sarrecchia said...

That made me chuckle. Nicel illo.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 8:32:00 PM

Blogger I SHOULD be Boss of the World said...

B-E-A-UTIFUL! I've always loved your illustrations. You are A-M&A's-Zing! : ) Now, I think I've got to go and get myself a Root Beer Float.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 9:04:00 PM

Blogger ValGalArt said...

aahhhhhhhhhhhhh, a rootbeer float! perfect idea and so well done!

Wednesday, January 04, 2006 11:17:00 PM

Blogger LDahl said...

Have you ever had a rootbeer malt? Ymmm!
Love your mug!!

Thursday, January 05, 2006 3:24:00 AM

Blogger Caroline said...

Wow - this is enough to make me stop drinking anything through a straw! ;-)

Hope you enjoy IF!

Thursday, January 05, 2006 3:26:00 AM

Anonymous Ron AmoriM said...

Haha...he is a rosy glutton.
Great interpretation and illustration,
and welcome to I.F. and blogland. :)

Thursday, January 05, 2006 10:14:00 AM

Blogger Kiri said...

funny, like the crosseyed look and rosy cheeks.

Thursday, January 05, 2006 10:58:00 AM

Anonymous Majeak Ann said...

a Coke float? Yummy! I like this illo..is funny!his pink cheeks..he looks fluffy! Neat illo!
-Marjorie Ann

Thursday, January 05, 2006 8:48:00 PM

Blogger violetismycolor said...

Very nice illo! I am thinking that this must be an A&W root beer float! Yum, yum!

Thursday, January 05, 2006 9:00:00 PM

Blogger Natura said...

Your absolutly right. Very cute and super fun illo!!!!

Thank you for comming by my blog and commenting :)

Thursday, January 05, 2006 11:06:00 PM

Anonymous lx said...

HAHAHA ... that pix made me LOL. We all overindulge at some point in our lives ;-) I like his hairstyle. Thanks for coming by my blog Trisha.

Friday, January 06, 2006 1:44:00 AM

Anonymous irvine said...

mmm.. njam! rootbeer float!!! wee.. can i have one?

thanks for dropping by my blog ^_^

Friday, January 06, 2006 3:01:00 AM

Blogger atomicvelvetsigh said...

great illo.. and yeah new years resolution is pretty hard to really accomplish the whole year. mine was the almost the same as last year(!) lol..

Friday, January 06, 2006 3:04:00 AM

Blogger flossy-p said...

Hahaha, where I'm from we call them a "spider", don't ask me why, "float" makes more sense.

Welcome to Illustration Friday!

Friday, January 06, 2006 4:11:00 AM

Blogger TXArtcGal said...

Thank you all for your kind comments, and for visiting my blog!!

Friday, January 06, 2006 11:27:00 AM

Blogger Andrea said...

mmmm....rootbeer floats are yummy.

Friday, January 06, 2006 6:59:00 PM

Blogger Queen Tut said...

Lovely work! He is expanding to take it all in. Its wondeful and refreshing style. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

Saturday, January 07, 2006 8:03:00 AM

Anonymous catnapping said...

LOL...I love this guy!

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 2:30:00 AM


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