June 12, 2011

Illustration Friday - "Swept"

It was kind of a wind-swept day, that day...

33 comments:

  1. OH MY! Words cannot describe how much I love this. Fantastic and awesome (see, neither of those do it justice - heh)!

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  2. Hello Elizabeth:
    There are so many things which are appealing about this drawing.

    In particular, we love the way in which you have conveyed movement, not only in the figure itself, but also in the way in which the different items are being blown in all directions. Additionally, there is the personification of the wind with his puffed out cheeks and pursed lips and flowing hair. And then there are the vibrant colours which, at least to us, suggest the rainbow so often associated with stormy days.

    Actually, we love it all.

    Hope you are enjoying a relaxing weekend!

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  3. Perfect for the theme. I love all the people and leaves caught up in the wind.

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  4. Thank you for making me smile on this wet, wet day.

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  5. It's very nice of your selective colour, I love the paper man in your illus..It look like a heavy wind but so cute and softly for people.

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  6. I love how you use color and white space. Great composition too!

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  7. amazing! i see a metaphore here too ...

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  8. absolutely beautiful!

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  9. Fabulous! Your have captured the uncatchable! Beautifully done.

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  10. This is so wonderfully magical and beautiful! I love it!

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  11. oh I love this. Fabulous image.!!

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  12. Wonderful illustration! Beautifully done!

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  13. I just LOVE your work! Wonderful!

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  14. I love this! This illustration has lots of motion to it......very lovely!

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  15. I love the little people flying around :)

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  16. That is a wind with some personality! I'm not quite sure if he is a good wind or a bad one - although everyone looks like they're floating through the air - so he must be fairly gentle.

    Can't wait to see what you come up with next ;)

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  17. love the coloring - a wonderful illo

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  18. Very nice! The small guys tumbling in the wind are great.

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  19. Wholly delightful.
    If I had been given this illustration as a child I would have clapped my hands with pleasure and counted all the flying objects.

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  20. WonderfulWork
    ThankYouForSharin

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  21. Hi Elizabeth. Wow, those red boots must really help you stay on ground! I want a pair! :D

    Seriously, this is seriously good... I love all those bits flying everywhere!

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  22. Completely cool. I especially like the little line drawn person who is hanging on to a curl of wind.
    Pia

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  23. I absolutely love the face of the wind!

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  24. My favourite! the more you look into it the more you see : ) the man dangling from the wind branch ( if can say so ?!) delicate and so bright !

    blog.rumisu.com

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  25. Oh gosh, this is just gorgeous!! (and looking at the huge number of comments, I'm not alone in thinking so!) Love the colors...everything!

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  26. You're a Friday Favorite! Yay! http://hello7arts.com/blog/2011/06/friday-favorites-swept/

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  27. Love the Botticelli reminiscence

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  28. Wow, this is amazing. I love the way you have portrayed the wind.

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  29. This is illustrated poetry in motion. High talent indeed.

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  30. Stunning, absolutely stunning. I *love* it! The child with the umbrella is very sweet. The pastel colours of the wind are beautiful and I love the sense of movement in all the little elements which are getting blown about.

    Fantastic!

    Best wishes,
    Sophie.

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