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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Warning

Warning
Illustration Friday

Pen and ink drawing - coloured digitally.

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Look what I found while I was hiding out under the bed this morning! It's a pen and ink drawing I did way back in my art college days.

A lucky discovery for me as it happens to fit this week's Illustration Friday topic 'warning' and I don't have time today to draw anything new. With two sick kids at home, who turned out to be NOT so sick, my productivity has been stalled.

Originally, I drew these happy koalas in hope The Australian would publish it as part of a young cartoonist competition. But sadly it didn't win and was shoved in a box and forgotten. I revived my happy koalas this morning with some digital colouring while Scooby Doo entertained my NOT so sick kids.

Anyway, time to take cover under the bed again. I hear someone crying out MUMMY and I don't want to be caught sneaking another chocolate Freddo frog.

14 comments:

  1. If this didn't win, which did?
    It is funny and cute.
    Paula

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  2. First...nice header...well rendered...second...I'm not sure which is better...your drawing or your 'not' sick kid story...

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  3. Hehe, I remember warning American exchange students about drop bears in school. They soon caught on but began to believe that our swooping Magpies were a joke also. A painful mistake to make. Very funny!

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  4. I love this! The one on the right sleeping on its face is just priceless! :D

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  5. I love this! Such great expressions...Gee I hope Koalas don't get hurt when they fall!

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  6. perhaps the mistake was the cigarette. :-( but it is a funny and cool work.

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