Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Hugs Collection


Hopefully that branch doesn't snap!

Sorry for the multiple postings on this week's Illustration Friday topic. My agent wants new portfolio pieces soon, and ideas kept popping up for the 'snap' theme. So I went with it. :0)

14 comments:

steve said...

Way to go! As long as they're this good, why not?

gNat said...

Awww! He should come down. I'm sure he'd get used to the smell eventually! Nice work.

Amanda said...

I love the skunk's little stink cloud!

Kathleen Rietz said...

Oh...love your style! How fun!

Ammon said...

How could he not hug the skunk.

Very creative situation. Great work.

trudette said...

Oh what fun, I really like your style.

Ginger*:)* said...

Very important advice here. Do not hug the skunk. This illustration just adds to the wonderful body of work that pops right out of your paint brush!

Janice said...

sweet piece...or uh.... stinky piece? how about, >> I like it!

David Zamora said...

Thanks for your comments! You have an awesome blog yourself ;) Love this illustration.

Monica said...

Oh, I don't mind multiple postings at all. I love to see your work!

Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog. You asked about my influences, illustration-wise: recently it has been the works of Anita Jeram, Bob Graham, Stephen Michael King, Diane Goode, Betsy Lewin, Christine Davenier...and there's always more. Being a librarian I am always looking at books, and I also collect picture books. I really like this style of illustration, ink and watercolor, very loose and sketchy, great colors and shadows, using the white of the paper, keeping a kind of unfinished look.

Your blog and site are amazing and I always look forward to seeing your postings.
:-)

Michelle Lana said...

lovely work paige!!! Great as always.

tusen said...

oh, this is really great! The idea is so funny and I like the way you illustrated it.

Paige Keiser said...

Thanks very much for the comments everyone! I was especially happy with this piece (and believe me, that rarely happens for me).

Monica - wow we like a lot of the same illustrators! A couple I enjoyed discovering off your list. Check out Tracey Campbell Pearson (google her name, she has a website). I think you'd like her. Your giraffe piece reminded me a little of her characters. Oh and I have a HUGE picture book collection--in fact, I'm always trying to figure out where to put them all! lol.

artsymommachic said...

I always look forward to seeing yours!! This is too cute and funny!