Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Illustration Friday - WINGS

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I can't believe it, but this little guy marks my 52nd consecutive week participating in the Illustration Friday challenges! I made it a whole year, without fail! I admit, it has gotten more & more difficult to get them done, & now that I have completed a whole year, I intend to do a bit of slacking off, and maybe some picking & choosing. (Although I expect this to be a very hard habit to break!!) But I'll still be posting, so do continue to stop by for smiles & silliness!!!! Thank you to all who have come along on this ride!!!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Illustration Friday - MYTH

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It is a myth that unicorns are peaceful, docile creatures. 
They're actually quite nasty. 
Not only do they  terrorize woodland denizens, but they also have a penchant for popping balloons & bouncy houses at kids' birthday parties and have been known to stalk Lisa Frank.....

So this week, I had this fantastic idea for "MYTH." I wanted to do a minotaur (doing something unusual, of course!) Was pretty excited about it, actually. I started sketching during a particularly tedious meeting at work, but the minotaur just wouldn't come together for me. And I knew if I didn't get it done tonight, I wasn't going to get it done at all, with more pressing (read: paying) projects looming this week. So I flipped the page, & cranked out something I could draw with my eyes closed. A unicorn. My friend Phil had once said unicorns are not all cute & sweet, & I decided he was right. This one is certainly not all sunshine & rainbows!

As for the minotaur.....I still love the idea. Maybe he'll appear in a future blog....

Friday, January 18, 2013

Happy Friday!!!

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It's not often I'm up & drawing before 7:00 am before I head off to the day job!! But sometimes when you're excited about an idea, you just have to do it........regardless of whether it will make you late for work or not!! Happy Friday, everyone!!!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Illustration Friday - OCEAN

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Ah, ocean! Not really a difficult theme this week, & several of my other IF entries would have fit well with this theme, but I decided to do something new anyway....

This is the 49th consecutive Illustration Friday challenge I've participated in! When I discovered IF last February, I thought it would be a good way to keep drawing regularly, & maybe get a few new portfolio pieces. I never expected to keep this up, week after week!

 Once I hit 52, I will slow down a bit & try to squeeze them in when I can, as it has become increasingly difficult to complete them with all of the other creative projects and assignments I've got going on. But it has been a lot of fun, and will really be a hard habit to break! Thank you for coming along for the ride!

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Illustration Friday - EDGE

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The first illustration challenge of 2013! And I got it done fairly early in the week, too!
 I'd say, off to a good start! :)