Sunday, September 09, 2007

Illustration Friday: Momentum


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Momentum can be pretty fun...but I guess it depends on your perspective...the person who had raked those leaves was not nearly so amused...

I did this using an autumn palette as a seed of faith that Fall will soon be here. I'm tiring of 90 degrees with 90% humidity in September - but such is life in Houston, Texas. I feel the momentum gaining toward a season change and I for one can hardly wait!
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Legal Disclaimers:

Do not attempt this at home - this is a professional driver on a closed course.

Wear a helmet when doing just about anything remotely fun.

No children or animals, real or imagined, were injured in the making of this illustration.


13 comments:

  1. Very cute, and fun! I love the story boarding idea. Nice disclaimer. Ha!

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  2. Really cute. Full of childhood joyful memories.

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  3. Haha - great stuff!

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  4. I really like your style, the drop shadow cut out look. Very cool.

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  5. whee! I like the swirly action!! :-)

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  6. Like cg said, the swirls definitely give the momentum momentum! As for waiting for fall in Houston...Well...It'll happen eventually, but not in September, one of the hottest months down thar!

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  7. so fun!
    i was thinking what cg and paula, so i don't repeat.
    I really like the legal disclaimers! :)

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  8. This is fun! I love all the detail you add to your work!

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  9. I love the sequence of events and the whole movement of the illo. You can't help but feel like joining in the fun!
    Lovely fall colors and windy swirls. :-)

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  10. There's great movement in this fun illio. Very nice!
    I appreciate the Legal Disclaimers. Way to go for responsible illustration. :P

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  11. This is so lovely, a very happy picture, great movement.

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  12. Great triptych (sp?)!

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