Thursday, December 01, 2005

Christmas time is here...

Today's post was a special collaboration. My fiancee drew this charming little boy and I had lots of fun painting him. It was really nice working on this with my darling.

I also wanted to announce the opening of my online shop. Blanquet's Boutique is now open for business! I started up this shop for fun and I hope you will stop by and check it out.

http://www.cafepress.com/blanquet

That's all for today folks...hope you enjoy this illo!

(Painter and Photoshop)

47 comments:

Brian Growe said...

Wow Eren, that's so cool! That is so great! Gotta check out "Blanquet's Boutique" too! It's just so.... wow!

Alina Chau said...

charming character design!! Love the expression of the character.

Heath said...

Hey Eren! Thanks for commenting on my blog. You're like the second person ever to do that. I've been following your work for awhile really nice stuff! Very appealing kid and nice colors. You definitely have that classic Mary Blairisk style to your work. Keep inspiring!

donnachada said...

Fantastic painting. Send on the compliments to yer fella too. Lovely illustration. Charming.

Dave Pryor said...

How could anyone not find this charming?!?

Very cute Eren - great paint job.

Dave

Dik Pose said...

Rock on Eren!...and Wayne too!! :)

Virginia Valle said...

Beautiful painting ;), almost I can feel the little boy!!
I forgot,Congrats with your new shop too ;D

Smook said...

A wonderful illustration, Eren! Give yer man a bat on the back too! I'll be checking out what's going on at Blanquet's boutique too! Cheers!

Kristian Antonelli said...

u have the perfect style, something i would train seven days a week,pumping pencils to achieve. but still i wouldnt mange it.. I think u either get it or u dont..and u sure as heck get it

Eren said...

Thanks so much everyone!

Smook, I don't think a bat on the back would be very nice... hahaaa...jk. I know what ya meant. It just sounded funny. Cheers!

SteveLambe said...

Wow....super appealing drawing and painting. Your fiancee must be pretty talented as well. Does he have a blog, Eren?

Smook said...

D'oh! said smook sheepishly.....

Eren said...

Hehehee...no worries Smook =D

Steve, I've been trying to get my fiancee to put up a blog to no avail. He is indeed a talented artist and a great animator as well. I'm hoping he will change his mind soon...

PEPE said...

CHARMING!!!

Miah Alcorn said...

Such an appealing piece! Just nice overall...I wanna reach right down and pinch his cheek. Keep up the inspiring work.

Osgood McSonogram said...

Eren--you and Unko-pants NEED to collaborate MORE!!!! This is the first time I've ever seen anyone combine Norman Rockwell with Mary Blair and make them both look like fartknockers! This piece is everywhere you wanna be!

Pusha V said...

What's up.
I have not been here in a while and wow more great artwork from you.
Real nice work. This stuff has that retro feel to it.

Krista Heij said...

Beautiful, great collaboration! Please pass on the compliment! Congrats on the new shop, I am sure you will do well, your stuff has so much appeal! Oh and I just noticed, thanks for the link!

the doodlers said...

Eren, this drawing is really sweet with crispy colouring- very charming! Looks like you two make a great team.

Aurelie said...

You're so talented!
I looove your art, and thanks for all the references online :)

Congratulation for your engagement!
Tous mes voeux de bonheur

william wray said...

Nice work, ever try it with paint?

Miah Alcorn said...

Super appealing stuff. A nice piece like this is definitely going up as my wallpaper. Thanks for posting such great work.

Bobby Chiu said...

oh thats very cute!

Steve said...

ditto to what Miah said, wonderful colabo Eren, what a wonderful character...

Gerald said...

eren, this is sooo great. Kudos all around for all the good news. I will definitely check out the new boutique.

St John Street said...

great feeling in this

Michael said...

cool Eren! great minds - I seem to have opened my shop on the same date as yours.

all your "products" look really great!

Jeff Shelly said...

Very inspiring. I love the way you illustrate children. Great designs!

Bruno Werneck said...

really nice design
face structure so solid

Virginia Valle said...

Eren I wish a beautiful Christmas and Happy New year to you and your family :)

psychocookie said...

Hello Eren!

I just happen to come to your blog via CHARACTER DESIGN. Your interview was great! Thank you for sharing so much, it helped me quite a bit. =D

I bet you have heard it loads, but really, yourr art is really something! i love the charm factor in it, the traditional touch up is simply welldone! ^__^

If its possible could i add you in my blog listings? It's a doodle blog as well, though its not as something yet @_@ XD XD I'll try harder!

-> http://psychocookie-scrap.blogspot.com

Thank you for sharing such wonderful pictures... Have a great holiday as well!

Mark McDonnell said...

UNBELIEVABLE cute and wholesome. Great piece, from the feeling to the techinal aspect. Great stuff.

MAC

Catnapping said...

he's an adorable little fella.

great job, both of you!

Isa said...

Oh, so charming. i love the character.

Clio said...

Man, that's cute. Happy Holidays!

Alex "Toon" Deligiannis said...

WOW eren!!

Garrett Shikuma said...

I dont know what I can add that hasn't all ready been proclaimed, but super job nonetheless for both you and The Wayne!

Hmmm, I think Ill have to pick up a new SKETCHBOOK with a CUTE GIRL and a TREE on the cover....if I only knew where to get one...hmmmm....

stephenfmunoz said...

reminds me of the kind of work from my childhood that made a big enough impression on me to want to become an animator.....love it.

KaRLa said...

really nice work, i loveeeeeeee it

PEPE said...

my only problem is that there isn't enough of your work!!hehehehe!more please!!

Shawn Scott Palmer said...

I really love your stuff! There's definitely a Mary Blair influence.

Yaxin said...

FORMIDABLE

Anna Cox said...

Eren,
I received you’re blog information from Tim Jones & Heath McPhersen. I’m a product designer currently looking for a freelance illustrator to do some new packaging character studies for a new toy line I’m working on. If you’re interested please feel free to contact me at annacox@summittoy.com or at 205-661-1774 x 231. Your work is beautiful. I’m looking forward to talking to you. Thanks again, Anna

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