Wednesday, March 01, 2006

illustration friday: tea


Ok it's time to start this month off right! Ahem....Blanquet's Blog is proud to present "Tea" for Illustration Friday!

It was hard to do this illustration without thinking about the work Mary Blair did for Alice in Wonderland. But I actually got most of my inspiration from my niece who loves to play tea party. I've been spending a lot of time with my family lately and they really are so inspirational. Hooray for family inspiration!

This has been a presentation of Blanquet's Blog Productions. Hope you enjoy the illo.

(Painter & Photoshop)

37 comments:

estherc said...

your illustrations are really great. they make me feel like a little kid on saturday afternoons, so cute

Doug said...

excellent work!
is it digital?

Doug said...

oops! just saw the answer to my question. I guess I need to get painter.

kaya said...

beautiful illustration, thank god for family!

Steve Musgrave said...

I've been a fan of your work for a while now but this is definatly one of your best. I dig the quaintness.

Osgood McSonogram said...

Can't wait for the sequel!

carla said...

This is adorable. I feel like I'm peeking through a ncrack in the door:> I like the way the grownup is obviously sitting a a child's table...they both look like they're having a splendid time. Great job:>

Artsy Momma Chic said...

This is so sweet reminds me of childhood!

Alina Chau said...

kvery charming!! Love it!

Jules said...

I absolutely LOVE it. So pretty, makes me wish I had little girls to tea party with!

Amy said...

wonderful! I love the textures. This actually reminds me of some of the vintage artwork that my grandmother used to have.

Rachel said...

I love it! Its so cute, lovely and quaint!

Brian Growe said...

haha, I always know when there's a comment on my blog from you, it's time to check out Erendida's Blog for her latest post! Wonderful pic, it's so classic Blanquet!

Justin Ridge said...

Nice Eren! That's a lovely piece to start this month with! Hmmm....I think I need some tea....

wynlen said...

This is great! Very cute, and I like their calm expressions.
www.wynlen.no

Amy said...

so great! if you don't mind, I'm curious to how you work... do you start in painter, or photoshop? It's really a quite wonderful style.

Smook said...

Beautiful piece, Eren! It makes me happy looking at it. Suddenly I feel like a peppermint tea with honey.

Great job, Eren!

martin wittig said...

This is great! Nice design and color work.

the doodlers said...

This one's simply delicious! The characters and staging work so well. Time for tea!

Eren, Thanks for the lovely comment on our post!

Gabriele Pennacchioli said...

Really nice illustration! Your characters are really charming.

Eren said...

Thanks so much Estherc, Kaya, Osgood, Carla, Artsy Momma Chic, Alina, Jules, Amy, Rachel, Brian, Justin, Wynlen, and Martin for your wonderful comments!

Jonesy - Painter is very cool! Lots of fun tools to work with. Thanks so much for stopping by...I totally dig your blog!

Steve - Thanks so much for the comment! I really like your blog too!

Amy - I start off with a sketch and scan it into Photoshop. I then take it into Painter and color it there. I use Photoshop pretty much just to edit things. Painter is pretty cool because you can save your work as a Photoshop file which makes it easy to go back and forth. Hope that helps! Let me know if you have any more questions!

Smook - Glad this makes you happy! Your comment makes me want peppermint tea and honey!

Eren

Heather_Chavez said...

cute, super cute, i like the your blog of ultimate cuteness

Adriana said...

How sweet! Love this one.

Dave Pryor said...

Nice tea party. Innocent.

Smook said...

You should post up you sketch too, I for one would love the see the before and after of some of your work.

Gerald said...

just beautiful erin ^_^

Afternoon tea with mother and daughter. This is such a warm and happy illo.

Dee C.K. said...

Wow! Your work RAWKS! very nice style you have there. =)
Cheers!
Dee

Josh Parpan said...

Wow! so great!

Steve Simpson said...

Just found your Blog.

Fantastic work, love your style!!

Rebekit said...

very sweet!

donnachada said...

Cool Eren. Lovely picture. You've got such a great fell to your work. You always have such beautiful work.

Miah Alcorn said...

Man, that's quite the tea party! Fantastic work as always Erin. A must see for all of us blogger geeks out there.

donnachada said...

oops, typo,
I meant you have such a great feeling to your work.
haha.

Eren said...

Thanks so much Heather, Adriana, Dave, Dee, Josh, Rebecca, and Miah!

Gabriele - I think we posted around the same time because when I started writing I didn't see your name! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Smook - The sketch for this is too shameful to post. But I do plan on posting some of my sketches along with the final artwork for future posts. And perhaps I'll write a little more about my process. You've inspired me!

Gerald - Thanks so much for your kind words! Your comments are always appreciated!

Steve - I'm so happy you stopped by! You've got a nice blog too! Great work.

Donnachada - Ha, I didn't even notice the typo! My brain works in mysterious ways.

Virginia Valle said...

I love this one :) so great!!!
I like a lot the colors, I see you work more with colors with your work!!Congrats!!!

I see your Bridesmaid cards they look so BEAUTIFUL :),great design! !!!
Sorry Eren Im little busy lately !!

julie said...

wonderful color. very, very nice

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