Illustration Friday – Fail

[12 Apr 2008 | By | 10 Comment(s) | 4,302 views ]

Obviously, this is a failed marriage..

Illustration Friday
Pencil sketch, colored in Photoshop.

I too was stuck on how to execute the Fail theme, and so I went back to my recent nursery rhyme theme and this just popped into my head.

Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater
Had a wife and couldn’t keep her
He put her in a pumpkin shell
and there he kept her very well.

Sounds like a Failed marriage to me!

See the other nursery rhymes in the series….

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10 Comment(s) »

  • JAN [] :

    wonderful illustration I love her expression just fabulous and gorgeously colourful

  • ValGalArt [] :

    haha i love it Dot! i started another punkin house myself but it got left in the dust. you inspire me to finish it… great idea btw!

  • NANCY LEFKO [] :

    wonderful and very clever !!

  • Gillian [] :

    I don’t know that rhyme but I love your artwork. A great way to represent this week’s theme.

  • Regina [] :

    Great illustration, and very funny too!
    Regina

  • Rrramone [] :

    Ah, if it were only that easy. ;-))

  • johanna [] :

    a bad marriage indeed!

  • Tony LaRocca [] :

    Never understood why she didn’t just eat her way out… Who thinks of these things anyway? Was there supposed to be some sexual subtext that I missed?

  • B Fryman [] :

    Love this picture! I was just composing a blog post about the huge pumpkin my husband is growing in our back yard and was wondering if I could use this picture? (I would definitely attribute it and provide a link to you, of course). Just let me know!

  • Dot [] :

    Sure, just link back to the post, credit to nancy dorsner :)