Friday, September 04, 2009

Illustration Friday: Strong -

"Testing the Strength of the Nets"
digitally manipulated fractal flame & digital drawing by Mick Mather
Commander John J. Adams:
What is the Id?
Dr. Edward Morbius:
Id, Id, Id, Id, Id! It's a... It's an obsolete term. I'm afraid once used to describe the elementary basis of the subconscious mind.
Commander John J. Adams:
Monsters from the Id...

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Blogger SusuPetal said...

Cobwebs of my mind! You've illustrated them perfectly.

8:12 AM  
Blogger Connie said...

Fantastic sense of motion and panic.

8:16 AM  
Blogger Amy C said...

this is a really beautiful piece, the textures and lines are incredible

11:57 AM  
Blogger Lisa Sarsfield said...

Oh this is special! I hope there's more of that up your sleeve Mick!

2:05 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

You do have great cobwebs, Susu. :)

My heart was in my mouth the whole way! :D

Amy C:
Thank you, AC!

Lisa Sarsfield:
Every once in a while I haul a particularly striking fractal into the digital drawing software. It's not often successful but you can be sure that I'll keep trying and offer up more, more, more! :)

4:13 PM  
Blogger studio lolo said...

Mick, oh Mick I've been so absent!
The character in the middle scares me a little, but then everything has scared me since this move.

I love the energy of this (even though it scares me a wee bit!)

5:06 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

studio lolo:
Laurel, you're certainly forgiven for any absence. As far as the scary image, I wonder if you've ever seen that part of the movie, "Forbidden Planet", when the monster appears? It happens briefly, in an outline of snaking electric tendrils and sparks as it attempts to breach the security fence. Now, that was scary!

6:13 PM  
Blogger John said...

It dances like king midas on a good day.

Sensual and optomistic.

Great post, super ego.

7:07 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

The moral of this fabulous tale has stuck with me all these many years. Even with infinite power at our fingertips, we are never safe from destruction, by ourselves, from within.

7:10 AM  
Blogger deeol said...

Really a mesmerising sense of motion.

4:31 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

Your comment is much appreciated! :)

6:14 PM  
Blogger Art Fan Ako said...

You got something here! BEautiful!

2:37 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

Art Fan Ako:
I appreciate the comment, Ako, glad you like it! :)

4:23 PM  

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