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Thursday, February 09, 2006

Chair - Illustration Friday

Better late than never (it has been a rough week around here!)!

When my daughter was young, we used to go to garage sales and resale shops for furniture, toys and clothing. I remember this small, child's chair made with different bright-colored fabrics and patterns. We didn't purchase the chair that day...but, it left a memorable impression with me. This was my inspiration for this week's Illustration Friday, "Chair."


Blogger ste-pha-nie said...

Adorable! Your graphic style is beautifully simple - this makes me think of the art in "Blue's Clues" with the cut-out effect. I also love the anecdotal memory about garage saleing - my boys love going to garage sales :)

Thursday, February 09, 2006 12:29:00 PM

Blogger Amy Zaleski said...

Very cool style here. This little guy reminds me of a baby Charlie Brown...perhaps it's the curl?

Thursday, February 09, 2006 12:45:00 PM

Blogger Alina Chau said...

so cute!! Love the collage style!

Thursday, February 09, 2006 12:46:00 PM

Blogger bee'nme said...

This is oh so cute! Love the style you used here with the different "fabrics". And your sweet baby is perfect!What a neat approach to the topic, and a nice memory to share.

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Thursday, February 09, 2006 2:14:00 PM

Blogger Kiri said...

so cute and colourful

Thursday, February 09, 2006 2:22:00 PM

Blogger Anonymous said...

Very sweet, love the cut-out look and curl in middle of forehead :)

Thursday, February 09, 2006 4:13:00 PM

Blogger Jaimie said...

aww... that's adorable. I remember those days when my kids were little and having to buy everything second hand. We got some good stuff though!
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Thursday, February 09, 2006 5:35:00 PM

Blogger Twisselman said...

Wonnerful li'l cherub... Yes, I like not only the curl, but the blush on the cheeks, as well. I remember the days of kid-sized desks and Li'l Tykes breakfast tables... sticky days, if I remember correctly. Nice art.

Thursday, February 09, 2006 6:14:00 PM

Anonymous Majeak Ann said...

what..a cutie...also love the patterns you used to represent the memorie you had.
Just in time!*~*

Thursday, February 09, 2006 6:35:00 PM

Blogger carla said...

I like the simle shapes with the fancy patterns. I love the little baby..the curly piece on her head is adorable. And the rattle...well, it looks like she's into weight lifting! Fun illo:>

Thursday, February 09, 2006 6:53:00 PM

Blogger Frizz said...

I love this, so cute. I really like the medium you chose, very charming.

Thursday, February 09, 2006 7:13:00 PM

Blogger Ellen said...

It's been a rough week for a lot of people this week. Nice to see you made it!! GREAT illustration!

Thursday, February 09, 2006 9:44:00 PM

Anonymous anamomda said...

Utter cuteness.

Thursday, February 09, 2006 10:56:00 PM

Blogger cristosova said...

I have that too, sometimes, that I see a piece of furniture or clothes that I like yet never buy - but in the end I am playing with it in my head. This came out as a very sweet and visibly happy memory of that day!

Friday, February 10, 2006 1:53:00 AM

Anonymous Marion said...

Nice Illo's like all the layers etc.

Friday, February 10, 2006 5:12:00 AM

Blogger aeioubooks said...

I like your style a lot. It's simple designs convey so much

Friday, February 10, 2006 8:02:00 AM

Blogger juliemc said...

This is awesome. love the relief quality. It would make a great baby quilt.

Friday, February 10, 2006 8:14:00 AM

Blogger Crescendo said...

Lovely graphic style ! Nice works.

Sunday, February 12, 2006 9:51:00 AM

Anonymous irvine said...

cutie chair.. i think mine looks like something like that too! hihi ^_^

Sunday, February 12, 2006 1:40:00 PM

Blogger Andrea said...

very nice!

Wednesday, February 15, 2006 4:37:00 PM

Blogger Collin said...

Very nice!

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 9:56:00 AM


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