Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Flying - Illustration Friday


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Mother Bird proudly whispered to baby, "Look, dear...they're "flying!"

36 comments:

  1. sweet adorable lovelyness, I remember doing that exact thing with my arms spread out like that (I still do sometimes, hee heee).
    The loving way Mother bird is looking at her baby is so cute and caring.

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  2. OMG, how sweet! Totally brings back childhood memories. I could see this being in a childrens book. I love that its a round shaped illustration :-)

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  3. Beautiful piece!!! I love the roundness and that parts of the picture like the plants are coming out of the picture (if you know what I mean) Great perspective and such a cute theme. Lovely work and lovely colours too!!!

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  4. This is really sweet! Especially that mother bird used playing children as an object lesson for her baby bird.

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  5. Beautiful illustration! Great circular perspective.

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  6. wahhhh... nice illustration. :) I like it!

    pupu
    http://pupuloveinkie.blogspot.com

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  7. Love the circle view! What a wonderful take on flying. It really captures the spirit of flight. Great colors too, makes you think all the world's a sunny day. Great Job!

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  8. Hey Shirely, Awww so sweet! Love your perspective! (drawing and on life!) :O) Hey thanks for stopping by. You are a great encouragement.

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  9. Oh, my, Ms. Shirley! This is so beautiful! I remember doing this as a child, myself. How whimsically nostalgic!

    Brilliant work!

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  10. Wow! You really raised the bar on this one, Shirley! I love the composition. You're an inspiration!

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  11. So fantastic! I can't believe how many elements you've included in this! Really great stuff. :)

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  12. Oh my gosh Shirley!!! This is such a wonderful jump for you compositionally! How you've arranged things and handled your medium is awe inspiring! You can see how inspired you were by your recent conference. It has pushed you to another level! Amazing!! I'm so proud of you!

    And thank you so much for the link! You were right, it was very informative and right up my alley! Thank you so much for thinking of me!!

    -Wilson

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  13. Hi Shirley! Thanks for your very nice comment on my blog. Beautiful piece this week. So happy and full of joy!

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  14. Love the birds-eye perspective. Very joyful image!

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  15. Sweet and light! Like the energy of the kids.

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  16. Very nice and sweet :)
    www.shivashalchi.com

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  17. Wow! We did have a similar idea! I LOVE this. Love how you've successfully worked with an unusual composition and how the leaves cradle the image frame. It's really clever. A lovely piece of work!

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  18. this is so pretty! and i agree with mama bird. though us mere mortals have no wings, we can fly. i like <3

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  19. I like the composition Shirley, excellent perpective,... Lovely illustration!
    Many Thxs for your nice comment. :))

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  20. beautiful!...and like the bird-eye view :)

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  21. wooowwww and you talk about sweetness!! that's so nice and so sweet. Great piece!!

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  22. hey shirley, thanks for your kind comment! love your work, brings back childhood memories :)

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  23. I love the leaves and the birds! so nicely done and such a unique angle! ^_^ Good job!

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  24. Lovely composition, colors and overall cuteness :)

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  25. I love the bright colors you've used and the unique perspective. Great illo!

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  26. beautiful and very charming piece!

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  27. very sweet...I love it!!
    Thanks for your visit!!

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  28. i always love the colors you chosen and the bird-eye perspective is great!

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  29. There's a lot of movement in there. That's my favorite thing about it. Very nice.

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  30. Hey girly, YOU PUT YOUR FOOT IN THIS ONE!!!! OH my goodness it's just straight magical and fun! I love it! I love that you didn't do a square, but just totally out of the box with the circle. GREAT ILLUSTRATION!!!!! It just makes me happy!!

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  31. Charming! Love your colors and breezy feel.

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  32. Oh, this is utterly lovely Shirley!

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  33. wow.
    this is pretty beautiful.
    i love your blog.

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  34. i love all your characters - they don't come across as drawings to me but real life creatures! your illustrations are wonderful

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