Sunday, August 03, 2008

Illustration Friday - "Poof!"

©Kathleen Rietz
->POOF!<- Bugsy was ready for a big date with that special ladybug in his life, thanks to the help of his loyal friends!

With my current workload taking up all of my time, I thought I would pull out an oldie, which is one of my favorite illustrations actually. I have never missed so many weeks of Illustration Friday...it feels good to have something to post and share with you.

Update: Look! It's a photo of Bugsy's lady friend...

32 comments:

  1. KATE! This is the first illustration I commented on on your blog! It is one of my favorites too!!!! Thanks for posting it. That dapper bug is close to my heart. :)

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  2. He is very cute. He does look very dapper.

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  3. that is a very cute drawing

    i like it

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  4. Realy great drawing, lovely line work.

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  5. How marvelous! I love all the little details. And he IS quite the looker. Miss Ladybug is very lucky, indeed!

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  6. Kate, I can see why this is one of your favorite illustrations. It is absolutely adorable and charming. What wonderful mood, and story telling. I love all the little intricate details and the background. Absolutely magical!
    I am adding you to the sidebar on my blog.

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  7. now why are you and i thinking of dressing up bugs this week? tooo too cute, kate! love the lil'est beetle!

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  8. Let's look at the good news here Kate. You're busy with wonderful, fun assignments...and we get to see this fantastic illo again! It's a win-win :)

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  9. Wow, great work. The entire piece is excellent, but the subtle, delicate shading makes it, in my opinion. Really well done.

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  10. Beautifully done! An oldie is a goodie in my opinion. Wonderfully rendered.

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  11. Very well drawn. I appreciate that you shared though you are busy!

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  12. What a wonderful illustration, beautifully drawn and a charming scene :)

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  13. Love the retro feel of this one! The characters and the scene are perfect.

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  14. Yes,I'm agree, one of your best!
    Bellissimo,Kate,
    Cata

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  15. Thanks for sharing. Sometimes it's fun to go back and find older things we've done. Then you think to yourself, "Hey, I did that." It's a cute drawing.

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  16. I enjoy your drawings Kate.

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  17. Very elegant drawing, lovely atmosphere

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  18. This is one of my favorites of yours. He's so dapper.
    It's good to be busy!

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  19. I hear ya sister. It's always nice to have something to pull out of your hat... poof! a post!

    This guy is absolutely adorable. I can see why he is one of your favs. The look on his face is cracking me up!!!

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  20. He is adorable.. look at that smile! :o)

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  21. i'm sure his lady will be pleased when she sees him :-) wonderful illustration!

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  22. Very cute and delicate illustration. I love the bee holding the hat! :)

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous :) Nice viewpoint and I like all the embellishments in the room. Very nice technique too :)

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  24. I LOVE Bugsy and his little tailor too :)

    congrats on winning for Monday Artday...your little summer guy is a sweetie....

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  25. Hey Kate,

    How are you, I hope your having a lovely summer. I love this picture too, it has such charm and atmosphere.
    L x

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  26. There is so much to look at in this precious picture! I love your style and attention to detail : )

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  27. I have seen this one before and it looks just as great today as it did the first time I saw it. This is a really cool drawing.

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