IF: Pretend (Alice In Wonderland)

[14 Nov 2008 | By | 22 Comment(s) | 6,407 views ]

Wonderland… Is it real, or just pretend? Alice was requested in the comments last week, and there are so many great scenes one could illustrate from the stories, but I chose the Rose Garden to go with last week’s Poppieeees. (Be sure to read the In Other News below)

In the Rose Garden

I’m not sure I’m thrilled with the colors – I tried taking some of the orangy-ness out here:
Another slightly different rose gardenCLICK ME

In other news, I’m still collecting cool online shops for the holiday links page – if you have an etsy or other online shop, with cool stuff, click here for more info.

And I’m debating canceling the Holiday contest — I’m thinking this just may be too much on my plate, and I haven’t really heard any real interest yet. (And I’m definitely doing year 2 of the Black Hearted Valentine’s Day contest after the first of the year!) But if enough people are interested, I’ll do it :).

The Art Card Show (where you create a holiday greeting card or party invitation), however, I do want to do if enough people are interested, since we never really have contests for artists.

So do let me know in the comments if you are interested it either.

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22 Comment(s) »

  • Josh (musarter) [] :

    Wow. I am really liking this series. Like I said before, your style really suites the Alice in Wonderland theme.

  • alphawoman [] :

    Hello, just wanted to let you know I received the post card and am just thrilled to have an original of yours. Love this blog and will follow now that I have found it.


  • Tina Vaziri [] :

    I love the punch of blue in the orange, a very cute alice :)

  • Crafting with Cat Hair [] :

    Oh, yea! I love Alice and the flamingo. Love it!

  • Curious Art [] :

    I love Alice, what a great take!

  • ValGalArt [] :

    I love this so much and your colours are perfect!!! I am sorry I have been flaky but I am taking care of my mom and have very little free time but I think the card contest I could do and I would like to be linked for my etsy but I need to update my shoppe so I will let you know when that is done. LOVE this image :)

  • Erin K [] :

    I love it! I love it so much it’s painful for me. I just LOOOOOOOOOOOVE it.

  • froggie [] :

    love it love it, dot! loveee the poppies! :)))

  • NANCY LEFKO [] :

    what a wonderful Alice illustration :)

  • Diana Evans [] :

    Hi Nancy…I love the colours…this is so clever and so much fun!!! great work…

    Have a wonderful weekend…


  • INDIGENE [] :

    Beautiful series and wonderful narrative!


  • Carli [] :

    wow I love it. what an awesome illustration. I love the poppies illustration too

  • flower girl [] :

    This is lovely! Sweet and great colours! i love it =)

  • Rrramone [] :

    My favorite book ever!!

  • Michelle Henninger [] :

    I think this illo is working really well. I like the colors. Nice style!

  • Alina Chau [] :

    This is lovely!! Enchanting!!

  • Loni Edwards [] :

    This is just fantastic! I love the cats eyes. I love the look on Alice’s face. Very well done! One of my favs this week!


    Nice image- I like how you faded the cat out. I also like the party pics- fun stuff!

  • Hello, I'm Sally. [] :

    Alice is one of my faves, love this drawing.

  • sketched out [] :

    I just love your Oz illos! They fit the story perfectly, yet are so original in their look. Very nice!

  • theartofpuro [] :

    Amazing illo,love it and I love the cat,saw also the last things yuo’ve done,love the elephant purse

    I’d like to add your blog to mine

  • Lost In Wonder [] :

    I actually really like the first version. The oranginess made me think of it as a time-worn/faded book.

    I so love this piece.