Friday, June 6, 2008

Nightingale

With the return of the real nightingale, the mechanical one is soon forgotten... (from the H. C. Anderson story, "The Emperor and the Nightingale")

23 comments:

Kristi Valiant said...

Beautiful colors and rendering. Nice work.

NANCY LEFKO said...

very well done...it has a wonderful softness about it...

kathy hare said...

a beautiful dreamy image..

Neus said...

I love the atmosphere. Goog illo!

studio lolo said...

I agree, great atmosphere. I love the little bald guy :)

COBOL said...

really lovely illustration and great interpretation of the theme

frank h. said...

VERY good!

Eric Barclay said...

Beautiful illustration.

murphy girl said...

that's a lovely mustache, a truly wonderful image, and a sad little mechanical bird...he should not be forgotten!

rbaird said...

Most excellent!

Ulla Trallala said...

fantastic! love the atmosphere!

GMH said...

Amazing!

And I love the little man, I just want to rub his head!

parisa mahmoudi said...

So beautiful!!!
Lovely an old emperor :)

Bella Sinclair said...

So beautiful, so peaceful. Love it!

Inkblot said...

That is a fine tash!

Love this illo, the colours are great and the mechanical bird deserves a pedestal!

johanna said...

i love that story too. you have such delightful illustrations!

Samantha Hughes said...

this is gorgeous, great use of colour.

elizabeth said...

Nice color palette!

Miz K said...

Beautiful style and colors - so nicely done!

indigene said...

You've really set the mood for this. I love the muted colors and the narrative quality of the image. Great job!

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nicole falk said...

awesome. i love the colors very much

Kate said...

So beautiful and peaceful.

life without novacaine said...

Beautiful. Very nice concept. Executed wonderfully, as usual.