Friday, November 9, 2007

Illustration Friday: Scale

Birds have to practice their scales, too.

49 comments:

Sherry Rogers said...

this is just lovely! I can't say enough. The motion of the drapes and the bird singing and the birds flying, textures everything just works!

Eric Orchard said...

Amazing! So full of life and movement. I love your colours on this one. The sense of space is really well done as well.

Kate Cummings said...

The opening scene to the story "The Birds"? They look nice but they are obviously flocking behind that curtain just ready to attack.

Davey Morrison said...

Dang. I wish we had Alfred Hitchcock junior novelizations in MY third grade readers...

Kate said...

Wow, beautiful! I love all the movementin this one

dianeclancy said...

This is very beautiful! Lovely!

~ Diane Clancy
www.dianeclancy.com/blog

Halloweenville said...

oh my!! i love this...beautiful!!

Nicole said...

quite lovely. :-)

Manuela said...

Love the colors, composition and mood :D

Natura said...

What a lovely and dreamy scene! Gorgeous work!

get zapped said...

This is spectacular! I love the whimsy and joy I get from this.

Teri C said...

I never even thought scale in this regard. Wonderful image!!

ValGalArt said...

Beautiful!

zime said...

Great illo!! Lovely!!

creativeFlutter said...

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS!!!!

murphy girl said...

wonderful, very lively! also love your banner!

Valeriannah said...

Very charming!

enigma said...

wow, i love how dramatic this scene is!

Debra Kay said...

It is charming-I love it!

Deb Johnson said...

Beautiful work...really, really pretty!!!

Anna said...

Amazing work, it's in the details!!

sandcastle said...

This is gorgeous, Steve... so much detail... how did you get it up so quickly?

LeahArt said...

Oh my god! This is GORGEOUS
i love the feel and look to it!
it's amazing and the colors are just wonderful!
Great job! no, SUPERB, OUTRAGEOUSLY MAGNIFICENT job! =]

LeahArt said...

Oh my god! This is GORGEOUS
i love the feel and look to it!
it's amazing and the colors are just wonderful!
Great job! no, SUPERB, OUTRAGEOUSLY MAGNIFICENT job! =]

Steve Morrison said...

Wow, thanks everyone for your kind comments...Sandcastle--the way I got this up so fast is that it's actually a piece I created last week...i hope that's not cheating :)

Tali said...

lovely work!

rbaird said...

Beautifully done. I can already hear the music.

Heather said...

Very whimsical and wonderful!

Princess Pepper Cloud said...

Must have been some kind of concert, great work!

mrs. b. said...

This is so wonderfully sweet and animated, I love those little birds!

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Laurel Neustadter said...

This is beautiful.

Ursula Shaw said...

This is so beautiful. Love all the detail.

imwithsully said...

The details make this illustration move and sway. Excellent!

nina seven said...

amazing work. I always enjoy your entries!

Brine Blank said...

That is pretty awesome...great take...

atomicvelvetsigh said...

i first saw your link.. "piano" but the thumbnail is a bird.. got curious.. then as i clicked. woah! i saw this! what a beautiful illo and full of action!

Alicia PadrĂ³n said...

Oh WOW!......really wow! Love it :o)

Nicole Florian said...

Beautiful!

Josh (musarter) said...

Beautiful Post. I am a musician and I didn't even consider musical scales. Great illustration too; color, composition, execution are all really nice.

michael mikolon said...

Nice work, I love the music theme. If I were rich I would pay theme to come play music scales in my studio.

kdhamel said...

Love the birds and all the details - I can almost feel the breeze blowing!

lil kim said...

wonderful!! love the movement and funky perspective

cata said...

Wow! the sense of the space and the movement are amazing!
Bellissimo!
Cata

Kstyles said...

I absolutely love this piece. I think this is the best one I have seen so far for this weeks theme. Great job. Love the bird.

Self-proclaimedHero said...

Cool. I like the idea of using music instead of size or fish scales.

nessadee said...

This is a wonderful piece, so well executed!

Amy said...

This is amazing! The story is wonderful and the movement--wow!

Diane Duda said...

I really love this! It makes me happy!

Steve Morrison said...

Wow, thanks to everyone for your kind comments--you've all been very generous this week!