Sunday, September 03, 2006

Illustration Friday,

Here is my take on "Safe". This was done for a magazine and it was about a father and his son and chocolate. I didn't say that it was a well written, or even an uplifting piece but, hey, I was just the illustrator.

The space at the bottom was for the text of the story. I have even used it myself for text backgrounds in things that I have been working on.

11 Comments:

Blogger chippamunkey said...

WOOWWWWWWWWWW!!! I wish I had a teacher like you in highschool.. my art teacher was a joke. :(

7:11 PM  
Blogger the enigma said...

wow!!! grrreat painting!! i'm your fan.

12:52 AM  
Blogger justannax said...

Beautiful painting. You have been able to capture so much emotion in this piece! Wonderful and magical!

7:11 AM  
Blogger AscenderRisesAbove said...

A wonderful painting; brings the sentiment across beautifully

10:13 AM  
Blogger Tim said...

I like this one. As a father myself, it makes me feel warm and fuzzy. It also makes me miss the days of hugs from my dad, who has been gone for 23 years. So in a way, it's bittersweet. The hallmark of a great piece like this is that it provokes strong emotions on several levels.

8:42 PM  
Blogger Tim said...

OOps, that should have been 13 years...

8:43 PM  
Blogger mrs. b. said...

Gorgeous....

1:26 AM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

WOW!! Beautiful and warmth!! Lovely piece!

4:35 PM  
Blogger aoisart said...

This is such a great work! I posted something similar to my blog...but no chocolate in mine, hehe! :P

6:44 PM  
Blogger the enigma said...

i just want to say it again (i'm a freak) that this is amazing... this is my favorite of all.

2:53 AM  
Blogger garth bruner said...

Thanks Eric for your valuable suggestions.

This is an absolute beauty! And that's our job as illustrators, to make people want to read the crap ;)

Great job!

4:49 PM  

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