Sunday, February 03, 2008

Illustration Friday - "Blanket"

©Kathleen Rietz
Just a boy, his dog, the moonlight and a blanket...
Hey, click the link to my website in the right hand column of this page to see the latest additions to my site, including "sketchbook" art and my latest catagory "surface design".

73 comments:

  1. Kate, this is clever, I like it, and your black and white technique just fit perfectly!:D

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  2. Great idea, really well executed.

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  3. Brilliant take on this weeks topic!

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  4. This is awesome! I love how huge they are in the shadow on the blanket!

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  5. Oooooo.... very scary !!! I like !

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  6. The soft colour is beautiful.

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  7. this is lovely :) The shadows are great - both those on the blanket and those on the floor.

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  8. A wonderful piece. Innocent and beautiful.

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  9. Oh I LOVE this!!!! Very fresh take..and such fun!

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  10. This one made me smile. I love the dog's shadow ! It's so funny.

    I'm sorry I've been over here so little these last times, but I'm trying to cope with a great workload, only things I don't like to do, of course.
    But I would like to pass on the 'you make my day' award', if you'd accept it.
    Just have a look at lineanongrata to see how it works.
    Hearts to Chicago. And your gift is on it's way. Sorry, that took me long, too.

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  11. This really make me laugh! I like the wolf alike shadow of the boy, what a clever idea.

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  12. I love your use of shadow. Very clever.

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  13. Hi Kate!

    Love you illustration, I also went to visit your website and love your surface designs. Great work!!

    Teresa

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  14. Absolutely adorable, I love the game of shadows!
    ciao :o)

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  15. great illustration and the black and white works so well for this "shadowy" piece....

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  16. That is SOOOO cute! It is a great response to this week's topic!

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  17. great concept! and well done to boot

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  18. Fun and cute! So kid-like.

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  19. Really clever and so cute love it.

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  20. What a cool effect. I like this very much.

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  21. Love it Kate--love how you conveyed the shadows here!!

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  22. What a great idea for this theme! Nice work.

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  23. This is my favourite this week!

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  24. great take of this week topic.

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  25. Hi Kathleen...what a wonderful piece...love your creativity...you always think of cool ways to depict the themes on IF...

    are you going to watch Super Bowl...?

    I have no idea about who's playing but can offer you a nice margarita and the 5th cupcake painting in my series...so pop by for a Super Bowl cocktail...

    Cheers,
    Diana

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  26. Kate, this is Great! You are GOOD!

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  27. I just love this. Really well done!

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  28. I love this illustration!!! It is so sweet and done so well....you make it look so easy! LOL!

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  29. Great illustration, Kate!

    I visited your website and checked out the new links....very nice! I really liked 'Tranquil Escape' in the surface designs. I actually have some of those 'message' stones around my house...they're so neat and remind me to think positive.

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  30. absolutely adorable and so clever!! love this!

    a : )

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  31. BRILLIANT!! Love the idea!

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  32. Clever, fun and brings back memories of childhood play so many years ago. Great illustration, Kate!

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  33. Such an awesome idea!!! Very, very cool!

    Send hand photos to "scott at scottcuzzo.com". Thanks, I'm looking forward to it. Send hi resolution if possible.

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  34. I love the monochromatic style of this one ... conveys evening time really well! Did you use blue toned paper for this? What kind of pencil did you use? I swear Kate, your techniques astound me sometimes. I come away asking, "How'd she do that?!"

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  35. waouh ! very nice idea and great realisation ! Congratulations !

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  36. ah!!!

    Great shadow!! perfect!!

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  37. Awesome idea! and I love the colours you've used. Very nice.

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  38. i am SUCH a kathleen fan....love love this. reminds me of sendak...sweet simple lines and shapes, tones that speaks volumes for the little scene. effortless.

    are you heading to nyc, kate? on friday? how cool it would be to meet you, swap sketchbooks! :)

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  39. Wonderful take on this theme. So original!

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  40. Great illo! I just love the idea and the technique!
    ;)

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  41. very creative take, kate----nice work on the shadow.

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  42. oh, that's awesome. Perfect idea, and very well executed!

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  43. very lovely!!! great idea!!! i love this very much!!!

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  44. Yayy! I love this. Such creativity.

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  45. I love the sketchbook page on your site! Great idea.

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  46. Wow- great idea! Your black and white approach is perfect for the idea.

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  47. Hi Kathleen...

    if you love Valentine's day ...pop by...

    Cheers,
    Diana

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  48. Ooooh, this is just so clever, and your pencil technique is so soft and wonderful, perfect for the concept. I just love it so!!

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  49. This is a beautiful, clever, whimsical illustration--thanks for sharing!

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  50. you really have a wonderful creative mind! thanks for sharing..

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  51. Ooh...Lovely! This turned out so well, in so many respects! Excellent, Kathleen!

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  52. I love the slingshot in the boy's back pocket appearing as a tail on the "monster"...so clever. Your details are always amazing, I could look at the same piece 10 times and see something new each time. You are a talent!!! Elizabeth

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  53. This idea is great. Nice illo. You have a very pleasant style, always a joy to see.

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  54. Really really beautiful, Kate!

    I love your illo.....

    Kisses

    E

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  55. truly awesome!
    easily my favorite!

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  56. what a fantastic concept!!!

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  57. Oh, that's awesome, Kathleen!!! :)

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  58. I would be happy to share all of my valentine's day treats and chocolates with you Kathleen...

    Pop by all week...

    Cheers,
    Diana

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  59. What a wonderful job! How creative! Outstanding!!!

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  60. So much fun! I love the simplicity and the sweetness of this illustration. Your website looks amazing by the way.

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  61. Hey Kate, I'm sure you've gotten a zillion of these but I've just awarded you the You Make My Day award! :) Another one to place on your mantle!

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  62. Fun and great! I love this!

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  63. Genius! I love the monster/boy. Awesome idea, great sketch.

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  64. This is so clever!!!!! One of my favorites, Kate!

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  65. It is a great concept and metaphor. I like the tonal treatment of the colors. Very nice. If you have time, please give me some comments on mine. Thanks in advance.

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  66. WOW. I LOVE this!!!!! Awesome work. Would love to see more of this medium (is it pencil??)

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  67. how did i miss this one before? very very cute.

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  68. Whoa this is the coolest thing I've ever seen! I missed it somehow last week...! Great idea; great execution!

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