Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Illustration Friday: Sail

Although I'm not very happy with China's policy on Tibet, or their smog situation I put that aside for a night, and immensely enjoyed the opening ceremony. One of the highlights for me was a lovely and graceful dancer who made her green ribbon sail through the air.

I was so inspired that I jumped up, and took a couple photos of my television screen.

I missed quite a few IF topics lately, and haven't been blog visiting as much because as I mentioned in my last post I was working on my new website. I'd love to hear your comments and opinions.

21 comments:

Jen A said...

I like the originality.

Larry Lee said...

Yes, very original and very nicely done. I too enjoyed the opening ceremonies. Just watched Phelps break the gold record. Perhaps China will change some of their ways.

Kelly Medina said...

Your illustration turned out great. I love the colors. Well done :)

JOHN B. WATSON said...

Great interpretation on the topic! Very elegant style. The restrained color palette compliments the line work perfectly. Just wonderful!

sheree said...

lovely illo, angela - you really captured the movement of the dancer

nice website as well :)

and hey, my first san diego comic con was in 1994! yikes - haha - I love those big ole' ugly dolls roaming the aisles - did ya want to give them a big hug or what - LOL :)

Bella Sinclair said...

How beautiful! I missed that part of the opening ceremonies, but I wish I'd seen her. I love ribbon dances. This is an excellent interpretation of this week's topic. Nicely fluid. You really do have your camera by you all the time, don't you! Nice that you caught a photo in time.

And your website is fantastic! Really easy to navigate and clean looking. And your artwork is really divine!

*daisy said...

Ooohh!! I loved that dancer too! I did some sketches of her in my sketchbook as well- so eye catching and graceful! Love your illo- nice way to interpret the theme : )

Dada's place said...

Great illo! I absolutely adore your colours! Orange and green...
wonderful. And your lines are beautiful. Very nice! :)

Katie said...

Inspiration makes the best art. Love the take on the topic. Great illustration. Love the colors.

Angela said...

Thanks everyone!

I'd like to maybe do a painting of this now that I've got the colors worked out.

Sean Ashby said...

What a great take on the topic (And the opening ceremonies were pretty incredible!) Nicely done, for sure!

Emily said...

she was definetly memorable! I really like your take on her! great capture of the colors!

Alina Chau said...

beautiful illo!!

m.scott said...

You have some really good character work. I love you colors too.

lil kim said...

oh, i love this. so graceful, and lovely colours too.
and your website looks fantastic. A great showcase for your work (all of which I adore by the way) and the design is classic and easily navigable. bravo!

Curious Art said...

Refreshing take on the topic, & I like your web design too.

Also really enjoyed your Wardrobe illo. I'd never seen the original wardrobe! Didn't even know there was one, though years ago I did a C.S. Lewis calendar.

PotatoMamma said...

very graceful, and cute! You cought the dancer's movements wonderfully, and have a beautiful technique!

Pickledog said...

Beautiful interpretation of the dancer! I love the green and orange colour combination!

Anette Heiberg said...

I love the colors!

Anette Heiberg
www.anetteheiberg.com

Angela said...

Thanks everyone for the sweet comments, and also thank you for checking out my website. :)

SENTA said...

I'm such a fan of yours, this is gorgeous!! And WOW your site is completely beautiful...