Illustration Friday – "Seed"

[8 May 2008 | By | 7 Comment(s) | 4,107 views ]

For the Seed theme, my mind went immediately dark and evil. I present to you “The Bad Seed”. No, no resemblance to my darling son. No, really. Nothing like that ;)
Original pencil sketch at the bottom of the post.

Illustration Friday - Seed
Pencil sketch, colored in Photoshop.

This is actually modeled on the original drawing that I use for the Dabbled logo. It’s of a little girl all cute and victorian, in a similar pose, holding a bloody knife. Yeah, a little creepy, but don’t we all have a dark side? :)

Here’s the original little murder-girl. Which do you like better, her or the bad seed brother? The style is, of course, very different.
what a cute little doll

And here is the original sketch, sketched on the deck of the cabin in the mountains this weekend!
Seed - Original Sketch

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7 Comment(s) »

  • elizabeth [] :

    oh, that movie is so disturbing and also pretty funny. Nice drawings! I think I like the girl a little better, but they both do the job.

  • Pickledog [] :

    Oh my! If he’s holding a knife in front for everyone to see, what is he holding behind his back?!

    These kids are nice and creepy. Great job!

  • sketched out [] :

    This is great. I love it. I definitely have a well developed dark side. I actually thought about submitting a second drawing with the same theme, but ran out of time. That movie was so wonderfully creepy!

    Good job!

  • studio lolo [] :

    Creepy stuff scares me a bit too much…I’m such a wimp! I can handle these kids though :)
    I love your “Why?” comments at the top right. Very A-D-D-ish and hilarious! (Not that ADD is funny, but you know what I mean.)

  • NANCY LEFKO [] :

    oooooooooooo….you’re scaring me !!!

  • ValGalArt [] :

    yikers! cute and creepy!!!

  • Tracy [] :

    Too cool! They are CREEPING me out, though! I think I like (is that the right word to use for this?) the girl illo best…she’s doll-like spooky! Great work :)