Saturday, July 22, 2006

Illustration Friday: Opposites

I tried to think of two animals with really different characteristics to illustrate this one... I'm not sure it works. I have another idea I'll work up and post if I have time


Blogger Jana Bouc said...

What I really like about this illo is that they both have little knobby protrusions (antenae/horns) on their head, so while they're opposites in size, they're also similar in that aspect. Your drawing is superb!

10:31 PM  
Blogger Jeannette said...

I like it, excellent drawing

11:17 PM  
Blogger Rrramone said...

I was going to say what jana said! :-)

10:33 AM  
Blogger murphy girl said...

it's very sweet, simple and effective composition

12:46 PM  
Blogger Darice said...

I agree with Juna and Rrramone...I love that they have (oddly enough) similar physical characteristics yet entirely opposite personalities and purposes. How fun!

2:33 PM  
Blogger adi said...


The worst thing is I didn't even think about the similarity with the anrannae/horns.... was it subliminal or just luck? It's great to surprise yourself!
Thanks for the feedback kids!

5:00 PM  
Blogger Zara said...

Great linework!

12:19 AM  
Blogger sarahthefirth said...

Hi Adi! I love this illo and your new profile image! I hope you are well!

12:23 AM  
Blogger bill zeman said...

lovely drawing - now that everyone mentions it those knobby horns are a fun parallel

12:51 AM  
Blogger dahlgirl said...

Great drawing. I love their expressions (I didn't even know snails could have expressions!).

2:47 PM  
Blogger Andre Reutens said...

Love ur Illo. Simple and 'cute'.

Thanks for your comments on mine. I scribbled that one at work as soon as the idea struck. Hence, the use of a ballpoint pen!

Kind regards.

6:19 PM  
Blogger Franfou said...

opposite for sure !!! well done !

6:42 AM  
Blogger ronald p.d. brandt said...

this would be a good starting point for a coloring book, maybe using other pairs of animals with opposite-but-similar attributes. well done!

1:29 PM  
Blogger adi said...

hey adi,
thanks for dropping by.
it seems i'll miss this week's deadline. not even five-second ideas have occurred.
what's up ur sleeve?

4:43 AM  

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