Illustration Friday – Sail

[8 Aug 2008 | By | 28 Comment(s) | 2,729 views ]

Finally an IF on actual Friday!

Note 1: I didn’t get the last 2 weeks IF’s posted until yesterday, so check ’em out here! Pretty Please? I’ll give you a virtual cookie…

Note 2: Check out the my interview with Artist Cory Godbey
(I know he does Illo Friday too!)

Tempest in a Teacup
Watercolor pencil, done in a couple of hours this morning.

Last 2 weeks – Click through to see:

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  • Elizabeth Parsons [] :

    I can see this on the side of a tea bag box! very nice!

  • Katie [] :

    That’s so hot and so creative. Great talent.

  • Juan [] :

    Great concept and illustration Nancy!

  • NANCY LEFKO [] :

    a couple of hours ?? wow…amazing work !!!!!

  • Diana Evans [] :

    Hi Dot..great work…love your take on this week’s theme…what fun and the colours are pefect!!

  • JRJ [] :

    very cool choice for this weeks theme! Now what kind of tea is it that comes w/its own boat?! Lovely!!

  • Jen A [] :

    That’s my idea of sailing

  • Shano [] :

    Clever! Love the colors and concept!

  • sandra.d. [] :

    oOOhhh.. i want to sailing here! beautiful imagination, nancy! ;]

  • Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor [] :

    I have to agree with everyone here, your work is a delight and full of imagination!

  • Dot [] :

    Thanks for all the kind words…!
    Nancy, do realize that the image is about the actual size of the illo :)

  • Roberta [] :

    Oh I really like this! What a fun idea for the theme.

  • ValGalArt [] :

    i super-duper love this :)

  • erin [] :

    this is so wonderful, umm, I think I’ll go get some tea now. Thanks for all of your words of encouragement it really boosts my spirits!

  • vanessa [] :

    OOOH I just adore this illustration! It’s got great compostion, color and wit!. Very nicely illustrated. I’m drooling all over it. Very tasty indeed.

  • Ellie [] :

    Dot, that’s beautiful! You have SUCH a way with color, and the composition is lovely.

  • Rrramone [] :

    Well done, and better late than never! :-)

  • sandra.d. [] :

    oOh, it’s so beautiful dot, i like your imagination, brava! ;]

  • cata [] :

    OH!!! love your colors!!

  • Edward Pun [] :

    Very colorful illo! Good job!!

  • Bella Sinclair [] :

    I LOVE teacups, I LOVE little sailboats, and I LOVE this! This is really so enchanting. Your wind swirls are marvelous, too. I’m impressed with what you can do with watercolor pencils.

  • lil kim [] :


  • Teri C [] :

    Oh it is just wonderful, sail away with a cup of tea and my thoughts.

  • INDIGENE [] :

    This would make a great sign for a cafe or tea room! Wow…it’s lovely!

  • Nicky Linzey [] :

    This is such a clever idea & so beautifully done too.

  • Solvere volo [] :

    Great take on the topic! Very nice work!

  • sandymichelle [] :

    How clever, great idea for the theme and brilliant illo. =)

  • sandymichelle [] :

    How clever, great idea for the theme and brilliant illo. =)