Wednesday, August 29, 2012

IF: Tall


“If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” ~ T.S. Eliot


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34 comments:

  1. I always look forward to your posts...this is brilliant. I love your work and this is no exception.

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    1. Awwww, JK! Thank you. That is quite a compliment. I have followed so many with the exact same feeling. Oh, how they inspire me. Thanks for the follow.

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  2. Wow, great palette, the composition works, super characters that all interact... very nice.

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  3. That is just perfect for that great quote! Love it! :)

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    1. Thank you, Jennifer! I love how quotes can inspire an image.

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  4. Yeah, I agree with all of the above, this one's looking very sophisticated. Nice piece.

    I'm in over my head, and I'm 6'3" :(

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    1. Aw, Ted!????????? How is the book coming along?

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  5. aw come on... turn off word verify. It's so annoying. 3rd try I got it, though.

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  6. Gorgeous! And I love the quote!

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    1. Thank you, Rita. I had so much fun with this one.

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  7. This is truly my favorite thing I have seen from you... Amazing!

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    1. Thanks, Travis. I look forward to seeing you at the regional conference.

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  8. This is a fantastic, lively, colorful piece and I love it!

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    1. Thanks so much! I am grinning ear to ear! It has been in my sketchbook for a while just waiting for my painting skills to catch up and do it justice.

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  9. Great to see the sailor on his own post!!!
    I love how calm he looks with all that is going on around him.

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    1. I have a deathly fear of the ocean, so I admire anyone who lives their life upon it.

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  10. That's a really nice illustration. Great work.

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    1. Thank you! I appreciate the visit and your comment.

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  11. All I can say is: love these. Love love love these.

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    1. Thanks, Mark! My kid was looking through sketchbook and found the lizard pen/ink I'd done for you, way back when. You've been such a guiding hand in my transformation. I can't thank you enough.

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    2. Oh cool. I was thinking about that story earlier, I'd love to revise it in shorter form with the illustration.

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  12. LOVE the drama of this!!! (And his houndstooth pants & thick sweater!!!!)

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    2. erp...'so much FUN to pull together' that is.

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  13. I feel like I commented on this but it looks like I haven't. Sorry, my friend! This is just...there are no words...AWESOME! Wow! So many wonderful elements in this illo. It feels fearless and original which I absolutely love. So good!

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    1. Hehe! I think you did over on my FB page. It is hard to keep conversations straight, I know, I do it all the time. Thanks for the 'fearless' and 'original' That is a HUGE compliment.

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  14. Love this pic - your style of illustration is off the hook!

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    1. WOW!!! Thank you. That is such a huge compliment. Made my afternoon.

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  15. This is awesome Jen! Absolutely love it.

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