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Illustration Friday?


Max, clinging to a leg.

Here is my first entry, cling, for Illustration Friday. I've been wanting to do this for a while, and I've finally made it! This is my 2-year-old brother Max. He is forever clinging to legs. He's shy, but there is often a smirk on his face! As I like to do when painting, I used watercolors on brown craft paper. I hope you enjoy!



*update* Thank you all so much for your encouraging words!

12 comments:

  1. Very cute! Your brother is surely adorable!

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  2. What a sweetie! Looks like lots of us had similar ideas....

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  3. I love it! I have a three year old that does the exact same thing.

    The chalk or brush you used looks so warm and childlike. It really gives you more of a sense of what it feels like to "cling" than "to be clung to."

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  4. hi
    well done, just so you know you have encouraged me to now try brown craft paper w/my watercolors... thanks!
    patty

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  5. Love the softness and texture of this illustration. Very sweet and warm.

    Leslie, aka rubber-sol.com

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  6. Anonymous2:45 PM

    Love the look of the watercolor on the paper. It gives it such substance. Very cute!

    Enid
    http://jupiternine.typepad.com

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  7. Anonymous5:54 PM

    great first entry...love it...

    violetismycolor

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  8. darling illo, and I have to say, I love your reasoning behing the "Wild Olive" name...I think it would make a great name for a graphic design firm!

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  9. How can you say that you are not an illustrator? That is fantastic. What a truly beautiful illustration!

    Lisa - www.cafelisa.com

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  10. What a joyful little fella! I adore your painting! It tells such a story!

    Gnome G http://www.xanga.com/gnomeg

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