Friday, February 13, 2009

Illustration Friday – Celebrate


I couldn't help myself – I'm celebrating things to come – like spring and summer, warm weather, butterflies, flowers, warm breezes...

28 comments:

INDIGENE said...

Oh my, sunflowers are my favorites and this is extraordinary!

Amy C said...

wow this is an incredible piece its so detailed, and I love your idea - I think sunflowers are a celebration of summer too!

Nicky Linzey said...

A great thing to celebrate! Another lovely illustration too.

Peachtreeart said...

Great homage to spring!

Phare-Camp said...

pretty pretty sunflower and delightful busy bee...I love sunflowers and bees especially together...oh and sunflower seeds and honey - yum!

Faruffa said...

oh lovely ... feel like summer!!!

Catnapping said...

this texture is fantastic. i love all the weave of the petals.

Hélène Glehen said...

Hi Valerie,
It's amazing. I like very much your lovely illustrations, very creative and colourful.
I admire illustrators.
Thank you for your comments on my blog.

Bella Sinclair said...

And BEES! Let's hope they come back this summer. I love the pure energy and BURST of glory this brings. You've put me in the mood for summer.

Thanks for your visit & sweet comment!

Lucialtrove said...

Nice idea, your sunflower is beautiful. Thank you for visiting my blog.

"Maggie" said...

I am right there with you, I cannot wait until spring! Love all the detail in the sunflower. Reminds me of something mosaic or beaded.

sheree said...

very lovely...i am waiting for Spring as well here in cold NY.

tanaudel said...

It does look like a mosaic! I expect to see light breaking through glass.

Björnik said...

This is a very lovely illustration Valerie. The fine lines and colors are exquisite.

enigma said...

wow the details!

Maandag said...

This would be great as a stained glass window! I like the lively colours.

Asja said...

beautiful! i love all the little, happy details in this image!

aimee said...

ooooooooooooh cooool! like little pieces of stained glass. i love this drawing, valerie - keep up the great work!

Artemis Wilde said...

This is really amazing, all the details. I'm ready to celebrate spring, that's for sure.

matt dawson said...

Lovely work! It's so warm and inviting. Reminds me a little of Schiele and Klimts flower paintings.

Kelly Medina said...

You are right. We are both in the same mind set. Though our styles are very different that makes it even cooler! Great work!

Thanks for your comment.

Valerie Lorimer said...

Thanks for visiting everybody - and for the lovely comments. I've really enjoyed visiting your blogs.

Shani said...

Well now I'll second that!!! Lovely illustration and lovely thoughts of Spring!

fashion fucsia said...

Hi Valerie!
I like your particular style!
Nice and beautiful job!
:)

MizKatie said...

wow! that must have taken hours to complete. very niiiice.

ValGalArt said...

LOVELY! I feel it :)

Eric Barclay said...

I love all the little details in this one. Beautiful.

Crayonmonster said...

LOVE this..very beautiful!!