Sunday, March 05, 2006

Illustration Friday - "Insect"

Right on the heels of my first Illustration Friday entry, here is my second. This week's subject is "insect". I have had the thought of a beetle in my mind for awhile, so this was the impetus. The beetle is based on a photo of the real thing to get the anatomy right, but the colors are pure fantasy. I have always loved those Egyptian scarabs—beetles made from gold and precious stones.

9 comments:

  1. Terry,

    This is just wonderful. The colors, the patterns, everything works so well together. Very nicely done.

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  2. Anonymous10:26 AM

    Terry,

    I see by your entries that you are still a world class night owl.

    Carla

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  3. Very nice, Terry. How large is this?

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  4. I'll answer Gerrie here. The piece is approximately 8 x 14 (inches). I say "approximately" because I trimmed the image in Photoshop and added the black border. In real life it hasn't yet been trimmed and finished.

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  5. Great illo. Nice work.
    love

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  6. This is great, Mom. I really reall y love the use of color...

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  7. beautiful - even a bug is beautiful with these patterns - great!

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