Friday, September 22, 2006

Illustration Friday - Phobia



It was very hard for the other amphibians in the pond to relate to Spencer and his irrational fear of the water.

43 comments:

pixelpalette said...

How totally cute is that? Awesome.

michael dailey said...

love the the toe barely touching the water fun illo

mikepflaumart said...

i am a big fan of the digital tools....and you have reaffirmed my feelings for it by creating such a colorful illustration. Great piece!1

Liz said...

Wonderful- it makes me shiver just thinking about it!

scott e said...

Such great storytelling. The expressions on all of the frogs are perfect.

Jeannette said...

i'll try not to say "cute"...
nice frog and expressions, good style & color

Diane Duda said...

So funny! Love the looks on the faces of the well-adjusted frogs!

murphy girl said...

too cute, and the eyeball of the foreground frog is outstanding!

Gemma said...

That is too cute and totally hilarious.

Anonymous said...

I like the eyes.

*DeB* said...

Ha! wonderful!

Anja said...

Great!!!

potatomamma said...

all over great =) super funny, great technique, cute to look at, love it =) did you do that in Painter?

karen lee said...

amazing jenn - your humor is so quirky, your techinique so accessible.

Ginger*:)* said...

This is just Wonderful! I'll bet that water is cccccold.
He is the cutest!

Factoryrat71 said...

Excellent work!! Love the concept!!

fra said...

ih ih wonderful!!! :-)
very good
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J. E. Morris said...

Thanks everyone. Actually Potatomamma I do everything in Photoshop. Someday I'd like to learn Painter.

Doug said...

cool frogs! I use Photoshop too... just got Painter but don't know how to use it yet!

Michelle Lana said...

i love it! love the froggie!

Lady Guedes said...

Oh, my God... Hi-la-ri-ous!!!

JO said...

Oh my gosh this is so funny, and nicely done.

mrs. b. said...

the texture and expressions are fantastic!

Nancy said...

Just terrific!

Sherry said...

Ahhh this is me. . .afraid of the water. I like to drink it, bath in it. . .swim no!

You did a great job! The characters are marvelous!

Anonymous said...

absolutely fabulous! very creative

tusen said...

really great!

Ian Sands said...

Dear Nemesis,

I really enjoy all the texture stuff you have going on in the background. In other news I was rubbing elbows with K Lee at the NC SCBWI conference last week. Are you two personal friends? She lives up the block a little way from me.

ian

ValGalArt said...

hilarious! love it!!!

aynaku said...

funny take on the topic and wonderfull illo...like your digital skill...i do work in Illustrator only

the enigma said...

ow, its so cute! great expression.

J. E. Morris said...

Ah, Ian, my old arch enemy!

K. and I have never met, but we know each other from various web groups. Someday maybe we can all finally meet at one of the national SCBWI conferences.

Francesca said...

This illustration is amazing. It's digital? What a great job, love your style!

J. E. Morris said...

Thanks Francesca, yep, it's digital. I used Photoshop.

hartini said...

Very admirable piece! :) Love the humor, the texture, the line work, the expressions on the frogs faces, etc...

Tonje said...

I just LOVE those frogs!!! They are very cute!!

irisz said...

hilarious! hahaha

wynlen said...

I just love everything about this illustration Jenn! The colors, the composition, the funny frogs with great expressions. Way to go!

Anette
www.wynlen.no

lil kim said...

totally love it - definitely my favourite!

Majeak Ann said...

oh this is fabulous so funny..really loved it!, its expression, and how it touches the water with the tip or its toe!
wonderful piece!
-Marjorie Ann

Бистра said...

hahahhaaha, great work!

coloribus said...

hi! hi !hi! funny idea !

EA said...

muy bueno!!!!
lindo dibujo!!!