Sunday, January 24, 2010

Illustration Friday: Clumsy

We went to Pier 39 in San Francisco yesterday, and the kids went through Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze. That is definitely a place where you don't want to be clumsy. Magowan himself said that teenagers have a blast, especially if they have a clumsy friend.
This is my traced photo technique. Photo by Alexander Hanlin.
He kept getting turned around, and leading his sister out the entrance--but they finally manged to get through with the "one hand on the wall" suggestion.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Illustration Friday: (Rock'n thru the) Wilderness

"Rocket through the wilderness" ~ B52's
The line from Roam came into my head with this topic. We now have Rock Band 2 and both kids can play it. (This wasn't the case with the original Rock Band game.) But I also thought about childhood being a type of wilderness--roaming through uncharted territory before gaining adulthood. And how quickly the landscape changes.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Illustration Friday: Confined

We went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this weekend, and while I was peering into a tank with baby giant clams, I thought of the IF topic: confined. How more confined could an animal be than stuck to a rock waiting for dinner to float by? (not to mention being stuck on a rock inside a tank.)