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Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Sticky – Illustration Friday

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Here it is...Wednesday already, and I have finally found time to complete my Illustration Friday. I blame it on my husband being home...I never seem to be in the same work mode when he is around. Mind you...I don't mind one bit! In fact, now that he is back to work today...I already miss him, and wish he were here!

Back on topic.

This week I was once again stumped with trying to come up with something so unique I would blow everybody's socks off...so, I stuck with the ever-so-popular sticky subject...bubblegum! OH...and, I threw in a sticky bandaid too! I love drawing children's illustrations, and do enjoy brighter and happier subjects. So, I thought of a little boy blowing a bubble for the first time! This was my inspiration for this week's Illustration Friday.

19 Comments:

Blogger Ellen said...

Funny, I thought I was the only one who felt that way about my other half being off from work! Now I won't feel so guilty for feeling like that!
Fantastic illustration!!! Made me smile because it reminded me about a part of my Mime show I use to do years ago...a skit called "The Bubble!"

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 10:53:00 AM

 
Blogger michael dailey said...

love the look of amazement on his face.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 11:13:00 AM

 
Blogger Franfou said...

Well done, nice colors !

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 11:13:00 AM

 
Blogger zieglarf said...

great illo

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 11:32:00 AM

 
Blogger wynlen said...

That bubble is going to be sticky when it bursts! I love how you have created the mouth so it looks like he's blowing the bubble, and I love the joy and his pose.


Anette
www.wynlen.no

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 12:52:00 PM

 
Blogger Gabrielle said...

Can't you just see what happens next? Sticky face, sticky hair, sticky t-shirt, sticky fingers.

This is so sweet, the colours are perfect too!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 5:33:00 PM

 
Blogger carla said...

Uh oh...someone's gonna have a sticky mess very soon! I like how the little boy looks like he's being lifeted off the ground by the bubble, and I like the wonderful transparency. Good one:>

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 5:45:00 PM

 
Blogger HARDWAX said...

your artwork is wonderful week in and week out, and you excel I think in childrens illustrations. This is so much fun this piece and happy-go-lucky, really enjoy looking at this. Wonderful work!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 8:26:00 PM

 
Blogger ValGalArt said...

what a wonderful idea! the very first bubble!!! Wonderful happy work as always! I love it!

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 8:37:00 PM

 
Blogger Bron Smith said...

Funny...beautifully drawn, and bright, bold colors. Another very successful illustration, Patricia.

Thursday, July 06, 2006 12:42:00 AM

 
Blogger Amy Zaleski said...

This one is really really cute! Ah, the fun a simple piece of bubble gum can bring...to a kid of any age. Great work, as usual!

Thursday, July 06, 2006 9:48:00 AM

 
Blogger The Unknown said...

Great illo.
Really cute.
love

Thursday, July 06, 2006 11:54:00 AM

 
Blogger yukoala said...

There was a time that I tried everything I wanted to do without thinking about what would happen next like this boy. Cute illo!

Thursday, July 06, 2006 12:22:00 PM

 
Blogger CATRAVEN said...

Your joy of illustrating really comes through in this one! What a fun piece!I am really amazed by the transparencey of the bubble!

Thursday, July 06, 2006 1:05:00 PM

 
Blogger cristosova said...

He looks like he is balancing the heavy balloon out! So cute! I was just thinking that - and I suppose it is the white outline - all your recent characters would make great stickers. You could put them in unexpected places and spread happy vibes!

Thursday, July 06, 2006 1:50:00 PM

 
Blogger Robert McLaughlin said...

I was in many sticky situations like that when I was a child. Nice illustration.

Thursday, July 06, 2006 6:40:00 PM

 
Blogger LudaChristian said...

Cute! Love the graphic quality of this one.

Friday, July 07, 2006 8:27:00 AM

 
Blogger Andrea said...

It works on all levels! He's so excited, nice piece!

Monday, July 10, 2006 4:07:00 PM

 
Blogger Paige Keiser said...

OooOOoohhhh! i LOVE this! Adorable!

Monday, July 17, 2006 5:15:00 PM

 

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