3.10.2005

Illustration Friday: Ancient


I have to admit that I cheated on the illustration for Illustration Friday this go around. The theme this week was "ancient," and I really did not feel up to it. It was not my week to be all creative I guess, because, as mentioned before, when you're dealing with two sick kids, it's kinda hard to find inspiration. So I wasn't going to participate; I was going to post about something completely different today.

But I changed my mind when I had this one scan of a painting I did in my sketchbook last year of a 1956 DeSoto ad up on my computer screen. I was going to post it for another day, but when Andrea saw it she asked me if I was going to post this for Illustration Friday. She thought that it would fit the theme considering that some people would think that a car about 50 years old would be considered ancient. I felt that that might be stretching it a bit, but after some thought, I agreed with her. To some, a DeSoto from 1956 is ancient, but to me, those cars from that era are marvelous, beautiful works of art.

So, here's my entry. I didn't work on it this week, but it does fit the theme. Something a little different, but I hope you like it.

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Oh, and isn't this an animation blog? Hmm. I guess it is. Sorry about that. It seems that I've neglected in posting about things animation-related.

So uh, yeah. Expect some more animated posts soon. I promise!

6 comments:

  1. It's ancient enough for most of the viewers, Im sure.

    Beautiful.

    Ghost Notes

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  2. There are no hard and fast rules, Ward. Free association is cool with Illustration Friday, as far as I'm concerned. This is very nice! I gotta draw more cars.

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  3. Nice work. Are El Caminos as good as Desotos?

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  4. Hmm, that's pushing it a bit. The early El Caminos, yes. The later ones....well, get back to me on that.

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  5. Very cool and fresh. I like the spontaneous feel of it. Nice nice nice.

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  6. Very cool picture I can imagine it as a record cover.

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