Monday, February 13, 2012

Illustration Friday #16: POPULARITY, and Happy Valentine's Day!

"Puppy Love," illustration © Cheryl Kirk Noll

This week's prompt word for illustration Friday was POPULARITY. 

To give myself a little extra inspiration, I found an Aldous Huxley quote: 
 To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

Puppies and children are high on the popular meter, too... so here is my illustration, done traditionally using watercolors.

And a Happy Valentine's Day to everyone, as well!!!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Illustration Friday # 15: FORWARD

Am I moving forward today? Sadly, I am posting an older piece. I worked on a new one, but wasn't ready to put it up today. It was similar to this, with snow, and running children and a dog. I did this many years ago, but still love to play with detail against open areas.

I'd like to give credit to fellow illustrator, Marion Eldridge, for moving FORWARD this week by doing a digital piece for Illustration Friday. I, too, am exploring the digital realm, and am impressed with her progress. Love your "baby steps," Marion. Click here to see Marion's post.

They ran FORWARD through the snow. © Cheryl Kirk Noll