October 15, 2005

Illustration Friday - Cold

In the biting cold and falling snow
Cowers a little match girl
Whose heart is filled with woe
Hungry and shivering with cold
She wishes some matches she has sold
To warm her hands numb with cold
She strikes a match to see it glow

22 comments :

Nelly said...

I really like your work. And love your comments.

Alison Ashwell said...

I always look forward to seeing your take on the topic,the little match girl is lovely.
I went for a different Andersen idea, the Snow Queen.

Tony Sarrecchia said...

Great lighting and colors on this.

indigo said...

I love the story of the Little Match Girl. This is beautifully done.

Rowantree said...

Nice capture of the story !

Mercedes said...

I like it a lot, what a sad eyes!

Rachelle said...

The Little Match Girl story is so sad. :( But your illustration is wonderful! Such a cold, lonely feeling from it.

Anonymous said...

I love her face. :)

Catnapping said...

excellent. i really like the glow you cast on her face, and poem adds very nicely.

Holly said...

Beautiful story and glow of her face. Very touching. Great idea.

bee'nme said...

What a beautiful and sad image. Your work is always a treat - this is lovely!

Edric Hsu said...

Hi, this is really good, especially her expression! The story of the poor Little Match Girl comes to life immediately in my mind when I see this!

Elo said...

A classical theme very well done.

carla said...

She's so precious...I love the light glowing from the match and the blurry snow falling all around her. Very beautiful!

Alina Chau said...

Ahhhh ... one of the most charming and sad tales!! Lovely illo!

rubio2d said...

Great illo!
Fantastic how the snow faling.
Love the light on the girl's face.
Great mood on the whokle picture
Nice work

Anonymous said...

Very sweet and touching.
wynlen

Jerry said...

great art!

Toyebot said...

Very touching and nicely illustrated!
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violetismycolor said...

what a lovely illo!

Lockjaw said...

Very Dickens, Christian Anderson. Nice execution.

The Whippy Curly Tails said...

wow...just wonderful...so beautiful