Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Illustration Friday - Launch


For this week's IF I was inspired by my childhood - when I was young, I was convinced that I could build a fully functioning helicopter out of cardboard boxes! This inspired the story of Bailey, the "flying" squirrel. 


Bailey, ambitious to fly to some exotic land far away, put his mind to it and built a plane out of his favourite chair, ironing boards and fans. Here he is signalling to one of his friends that he's ready for take-off!


Here's some of my process work :)



Here's hoping an exciting adventure finds its way to you! xoxo

14 comments:

  1. Love it Robz!!! Oh mu goodness I believed I could fly by flapping my arms when I was young... lots of chuckles hehehe

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  2. Brilliant! Bailey with a belly :)

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  3. I love the process pictures - and the can-do attitude of the subject :)

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  4. Saw this on Illustration Friday - great work! Love the idea :) Sure wish I had a chair like that...

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  5. That's fantastic! I love the colours and the character!

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  6. Love the texture and character!

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  7. okay robyn, this sooo totally inspired me!!! i love the texture... (want to learn how to incorporate that into my work)... and i love your imagination! We woulda been friends as kids making helicopters out of cardboard!!! :O)

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  8. I love it Robyn, Bailey looks like a cool guy :)

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  9. Ah thanks for the wonderful and kind comments everyone, I really appreciate it :) xoxo

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