Friday, August 01, 2008

Illustration Friday: Poof -

"Selfportrait of the Artist Watching His Heart Go Poof!"
digital collage by Mick Mather
I had quite a time with the Illustration Friday theme again. The word is poof and a late start only added to my problems ... kind'a, sort'a, maybe. Sometimes a deadline can work wonders and I'm quite satisfied with this piece. Anyway, it's just about midnight and time to get on with it.

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Blogger *iTkUpiLLi* said...

Ok, you need a vacation! This poof is enought proof! ;))

9:43 PM  
Blogger INDIGENE said...

I love the darkside look of it!

11:11 PM  
Blogger SusuPetal said...

A lady or two can make your heart go poof, poor artist:)

12:43 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I've been sayin'!

Thanks, Indi, it was the darkness that kept my attention for the longest time while working on this one.

Truer words, but, what's done is done and one must move on. :)

9:28 AM  
Blogger Lisa Sarsfield said...

Oh...poof! Like poof it dissapeard..I read poof as in non aggresive male. I'm trying to be careful with words, the english language is confusing enough without causing offence. You chose a complex sentence to illustrate! I'm impresed.

3:51 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

lisa sarsfield:
Yes (sigh!), such things happen to the weak-willed among us. We who fall in love at the passing of a singular beauty on the street.

So, poofter was indeed on my list, Lisa, but I went with this image instead. :)

7:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well when's that vacation Mick?! Maybe you'll "lighten" up then, non? Great job!

11:53 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

Except for my absence in the comments section, you'll never even know that I'm away! I'll be going completely wireless from August 11th thru August 24th - I think. I may sneak in to poke around, check email and such. We'll see. :)

6:12 PM  
Blogger studio lolo said...

Is that anything like Felix the cat's heart going pitter-pat?

I'm jealous.

7:20 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

studio lolo:
I'd say yes, it's exactly like that.

As for my vacation, don't be too jealous ... I'm on my way to your place at the end of the week. You folks best git the cabana room ready and stock up on the rum!

4:27 AM  
Blogger Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

cool, I like this! :-D

2:40 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

mary stebbins taitt:
Thanks so much and, as I believe I've said more than once, I love working on this series. :)

4:37 PM  

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