Monday, June 02, 2008

Illustration Friday: Baby



For some reason sheep were the first thing that came to mind.
But then I was out riding my horse (the very Mustang who inspired the name for this blog) and I saw this little calf off all by his lonesome in a great big field. He near the fence I was riding along. He watched us go by with his big brown eyes and bright shiny nose and then he turned and in that awkward little lope that calves have returned to his herd.
(These are old fashioned India ink--created after the kids were in bed... Just for those of you who are wondering the bottom image in my Worry post is the digital one. Don't let the signature fool you.)

10 comments:

steve said...

Gotta love India ink. You used it very well here--much like Asian calligraphy!

Bella Sinclair said...

How funny, I was just about to leave you a comment but had to walk away from the computer for a while. And when I got back, I found an encouraging comment from you! Thanks!

Your ink sketches are truly delightful! So is the story that comes along with them. And really? The bottom illo was digital? You fooled me!

studio lolo said...

Wow, really wonderful to see pen and ink! The one of the calf is particularly nice but I do like the sheep too!

Digital on the bottom one? I didn't notice the signature but I sure did think it was the one done with old fashioned materials :) I still like them both!

Thanks for the nice comment.

Connie said...

Your work with ink is wonderful and these are very engaging images.

jcdillustration said...

I like the movement and landscape you captured in the calf illustration.

Lorie M. said...

Nice to see the pen and ink, really nice sheep!

Raluca C said...

great sketches!!I agree with steveHey,you are such a lucky one to have a horse,a mustang!!There are more than 12 years since I last have ride a horse:there are wonderful creatures!!And what the illo below was PS??No...I was guessing the other way around!!

Sandra Evertson said...

Fabulous!
Sandra Evertson

thedoodlegirl said...

Fantastic lines! Very meaningful sketches!

-J.Meyer said...

Ooo I like this look! Nice!