January 7, 2006

Illustration Friday - Sea

If only I could paint, I would do a great big painting of turquoise hues for this week's topic... but I can't. So, here's my alternate take, a 'sea' of people, something I have to negotiate everyday on the streets, on public transport, in the mall, etc. The relentless tide of people can get more than a little oppressive sometimes.

27 comments :

zordis said...

The worst kind of sea that one kan fall into. Your humor just dies and you wish that you never was there! I like this expression of sea!

Lois said...

Great idea and executed fully!

Rick Lovell said...

I feel your pain!
Great take on the theme, and a wonderful drawing, to boot.

kaya said...

very good picture, I can relate to that kind of "sea- sickness"

kay susan said...

this is great! so many different characters. I bet you could paint really, if you wanted to!

Anonymous said...

Great idea, and really well drawn!

ValGalArt said...

a different kind of sea, but a sea just the same! so well done!!!excellent!

madretz said...

Great, expressive characters! I love the guy with the runny nose sneezing on everyone. At least he's covering his mouth.

miragee said...

This definitely reminds me of how it is in metro stations during rush hours. It is a very lively illo.

I'd like you to know that I think of you of a really great illustrator. Your illos are full of great originality and you have a magic with words as well.

I am looking forward to seeing more works from you.

gudbrandsdottir said...

And what a great sea! Fortunatelly I almoust never experience falling into this kind of sea.....
Very nice drawing!

"Maggie" said...

What a great many illustrated faces...especially the guy with the stiched mouth!

ratlion said...

Brilliant execution of a great idea...Btw, is that you in there? The guy a little off-centre, with one eye bigger than the other and his tongue out? :D

creative kismet said...

Great idea. Very well done!

Anonymous said...

You have done it yet again with your wry humour and wise crack on the "IF" theme! One thing great about your illo is that you tap into the people and events that you come across in your life. Another great illo for your fans out there!

Jon

Alina Chau said...

great illo. the characters are soooo coool!

Edric Hsu said...

This is a really great idea! I think I can spot you in the sea of faces, and I think I can see myself in there somewhere too... Haha!
BTW, I also like your new blog banner!!!

Natura said...

You made me laugh, the expressions are so, so great! Clever idea!

carla said...

What an excellent take on the topic...I'm guessing that's you with the mouth sewn shut and the look of utter frustration:> I love the unique faces and expressions you'ce created...there's so much personality here. I wonder if they all feel the same way...

rose said...

Excellent drawing!

m.b said...

Nice take! Great caricatures!

m.b said...

Nice take! Great caricatures!

Alison Ashwell said...

This is brilliant - excellemnt take on the theme too =)

Anonymous said...

Great. So fun to see all those faces.
wynlen - www.wynlen.no

Don said...

"Sea of people" was my first thought last friday, but I didn't have the patience to pull it off. Great job on the details!

crosshatched said...

great interpretation -- super illo!

Catnapping said...

of every post i've seen this week, yours is the best take...the most unique.

bravo. bravo!

i love this one.

ONESICKINDIVIDUAL said...

awesome illo. diggin the uniqueness of each character. well done.