03 December 2006

The Bent Boat

This pic is from an old home-made sketchbook. I'm not clear why I drew this.
Pen, pencil, watercolour on home made sketchbook. 18cm x 12cm.

30 comments:

Ginnie said...

I just clicked on your blog when I saw your comment on "Potato Prints". I love what you are doing here. It is fascinating to me to see the different techniques you use...do you have a favorite or are you trying everything on for size? Your talent is evident and I can't decide if I like the watercolor or the self-portrait in oil best !

jordan said...

I'm glad I came back to see more of your illustrations. These are fabulous. The bent boat design works perfectly. I'll be adding you to my links as well.

neilornstein said...

this is quite simply wonderful

Anders said...

waow, I really dig this piece!!!
it reminds me Rolant topor artworks! !check'em out!!

Willie Baronet said...

very cool. I think you were channeling Escher. :-)

Tina Poe said...

Great concept, and lovely drawing!

Kathleen Rietz said...

This is A W E S OM E !

Fernanda Guedes said...

G-E-N-I-U-S!!!

Barbara said...

great concept and illo!

Anonymous said...

Ha! A very nice study! It makes me want to turn it upside down and see how it looks, too.

illustrations by doni said...

great concept...i love the eraser marks!

Anonymous said...

always appreciate your style and sense of humor

Diane Duda said...

Wow! I really love this!!!

bookbabie said...

A twisted boat, bet it will be the only one;)

Anonymous said...

Super cool interpretation.

zime said...

This'a really great. I love your style!!!

frank-h said...

very nice - good idea - you must to go with it to a final finished work - worth it!

Tracy said...

I really like this! One poor guy paddling with a broom, the other using his motor and an anchor loose...Twisted idea! :)

Elin said...

very twisted!

biteyourowntail said...

Well I'm glad you did draw it. excellent, love it.

Linda said...

sometimes those are the best! beautiful!

Gillian Mowbray said...

Wonderful - in a very Heath Robinson kinda way. Well done!

ElizT said...

Love boat, as in those twisty 'love seats'.

Donna Gotlib said...

This is delightful!

Anonymous said...

Wow, that's imaginative. Great illustration. Love the twist on the topic.

Laura Marsh said...

i keep going back and thinking how much like life your bent boat is. sometimes the sailing is smooth; sometimes you're paddling against your own anchor with a broom. so poignant.

Anonymous said...

fascinating-looking boat! i'd love to try sailing on that! :)

INDIGENE said...

lol! Great illustration and technique! Now that sail is a honest day's work!

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Anonymous said...

For what ever reason you did it, I am enjoying it. Very cool bent boat.

lil kim said...

wonderful and fantastical! very escher-like.