Friday, December 3, 2010

Illustration Friday-- Prehistoric

Yep, I know... a real stretch for IF's prehistoric.  I'm having one of those days in the creative cycle where ideas are supposed to be formulating and licensable art is supposed to be flowing out of me in preparation for a big trade show in January, but instead I'm pacing around, scratching with pencils like I've never drawn before, being distracted by plans for, oh, only a major holiday coming up, and scrounging through the kids' Halloween candy in hopes of finding something that will snap me out of it.  (I even found a box of prehistoric register marks and made a snowflake out of them before I decided that was just too ridiculous to post.)

So I'm going with the idea that the concept of PEACE was the ideal long before we started keeping track of  our shenanigans by painting them on cave walls and inscribing them into clay tablets.  Mostly I'm posting this to get my blog looking all Christmassy again.  (And, this guy was once very good to me in retail sales-- he attended a bunch of holiday parties as paper goods, and made the rounds on Christmas letters as stationery, so he deserves a little attention.  He's nowhere to be found now, which makes him old, if not prehistoric.)

13 comments:

  1. You must bring him back, then! He's sooo very cute and full of the seasonal spirit! Delightful, as always! xxoo

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  2. soooo cute, I can just see him on all sorts of holiday decorations and I love the cardinals

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  3. Oh he is just wonderful and full of delight.

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  4. Very cute! I hope you find some peace during this hectic season! :o)

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  5. He's really very cute. Good luck preparing for the trade show!

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  6. I love the fresh colours! :)

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  7. He's lovely! He looks a very happy chap!

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  8. This is simply lovely and I can tell that he is going to be picked up and someone will make paper plates and cups with him on it and then they will make one of those fabulous flags that hang outside for holidays and then and then Christmas cards and wrapping and then.... yes this could go on and on and on! It's wonderful Krista! You have done it again my friend. Wishing you and your family the Happiest Holiday Season ever! With Marshmallows on top!
    V

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  9. And SNOW! Snow can be considered prehistoric. Right? I mean, after all, a bunch of it kind of killed off the dinosaurs, no?

    Wonderful snowman! I may just have to borrow his scarf, it's so pretty. He's too cute to go into retirement.

    Good luck with all the work!

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  10. What a joyful piece! You've given that snowman so much life! The mottled coloring of the sky is beautiful.

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  11. He looks so great - gives me true Christmas feeling.

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