Sunday, January 8, 2012

IF … Grounded

   To jump, one must first be fully grounded.

                                                                  ~ excerpt from The Tao of Peet

  ©2012 Mardi Speth • All rights reserved • Watercolour & Ink

14 comments:

  1. I agree, beautiful! I love the lighting throughout.

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  2. Lovely palette and sweet characters

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  3. Love this! Wow, great technique and wonderful characters. Beautiful and adorable little scene. My favorite this week!

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  4. Thank you, Cindy! I'm tickled to receive your high mark. Actually, I'm ticked to receive all these kind regards. They push me to be a better artist.

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  5. Please pour me a cup, too. French press is the best. I admire your knack for illustrating just the right moment. Wonderful!

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  6. Where would be Peet be without Buttercup?
    A big mess no doubt...

    The dance between the empty and the detailed makes a joyful balance as I travel from compression to release (or perhaps Frenchpressin' to caprice). I like your simple and direct set ups like this one best, they hone me into the pith of the matter.

    Highlights: The steam from the mug, Buttercup's feet, Peet's butt. ~~not necessarily in that order.


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  7. Excellent! Just what I need to keep me going.
    Lovely image.

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  8. darling. Peet needs his cup of hop juice just like I do every morning. The peppy gesture of Buttercup is a great contrast to Peets crawl..it almost as if he hasn't fully materialized yet.

    The depth is beautifully suggested and I love the shape of the shadow. As always, details are wonderfully delineated and suggested.

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  9. I love my coffee, my french press, and this illustration!

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