Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Illustration Friday-Captain



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This is my entry for IF's "captain" topic. I was less than inspired by the word, but wanted to make a companion piece to "might' which was posted long ago, and reposted again here for your convenience. (I live to make your life easier.) I certainly like the idea of this piece, but it's been a weird week, and I just wanted to get this done. What do you think? Did I completely waste my time?

And for Pete's sake, if you haven't clicked on my profile and then on "mynewphotoblog" and seen my photos of humpback whales doing "bubble net feeding", do it now!!! I mean it.

24 Comments:

Blogger ElizT said...

I like it.
And I did what I was told and looked at your whales--great photos.

August 22, 2007 8:00 PM  
Blogger Juan Pablo said...

Wow is an amazing concept, supported by an excellent image. I Love It.

August 22, 2007 8:22 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

Love the concept of these two pieces!! Great design as well!

August 22, 2007 10:24 PM  
Blogger steve said...

Another dynamic duo from you here. They work very well together and on their own I think.

August 22, 2007 10:30 PM  
Blogger Mac said...

You really nailed that topic. Great concept and design. I like how it jives with your fear concept too. I have been fooling with design lately and am at a loss when it comes to scratching up customers.Scott how do you go about finding your freelance design gigs? Most of the work I see online is through cut throat bid sites.

August 22, 2007 10:53 PM  
Blogger cata said...

Wow! relly nice concept!
I love the colors!
Cata

August 23, 2007 12:12 AM  
Anonymous Patrick said...

I dig the captain concept and think you nailed it. But for my money, the fear image packs so much punch. And the whales are amazing...I just wouldn't want to be swimming there at the time!

August 23, 2007 12:42 AM  
Blogger KittyMeow said...

Very clever!!

August 23, 2007 5:10 AM  
Blogger bee'nme said...

This is some powerful imagery Scott - your work always moves me. You say so very much with such elegant simplicity! Love them both!

August 23, 2007 5:20 AM  
Blogger Valaine said...

I love the clean graphics, the colors are great and the concepts of both are perfect... I don't think you wasted your time :)

August 23, 2007 5:43 AM  
Blogger Scott said...

Great concepts and I really like the colors. Great work.

August 23, 2007 6:53 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Impressive works!

August 23, 2007 10:01 AM  
Blogger Focus_ret said...

Great concept. I love them as a set.

August 23, 2007 10:45 AM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

I think this is well worth the time! It has a message, beautiful subtle color and again you made it look like a handprinted piece! I love it!

August 23, 2007 11:24 AM  
Blogger Eli Edmundson said...

The bottom one is my favorite, very well done. I like the top one but it doesn't have the same impact, I like the boat but the captain seems too relaxed to be heading into the unknown and maybe a more dynamic viewpoint, like looking over his shoulder as he heads into the unknown, would give it some dimension and excitement that you did so well in the high wire illustration. Love the colors in both though and great work over all! Just tell me to zip it, if the unsolicited opinion is unwelcome. :)

August 23, 2007 11:36 AM  
Anonymous aynaku said...

it looks like that being "less than inspired" works out fine! great work, I appreciate the concept.

August 23, 2007 12:17 PM  
Blogger trudette said...

these are great ! I love the colorcombination.

August 23, 2007 1:16 PM  
Blogger biteyourowntail said...

I like it - particularly the colours, good atmosphere.

August 23, 2007 2:21 PM  
Blogger Bernardo Díaz Carrizo said...

Hola:
Me gusto mucho tu ilustración, la idea esta muy buena.

August 23, 2007 4:28 PM  
Blogger HARDWAX said...

This is fascinating, like the first.
That wall of the 'unknown' could keep the brave boatman out of the unknown.

August 23, 2007 5:35 PM  
Blogger enigma said...

great concept. often i feel that way..

August 23, 2007 7:15 PM  
Blogger Larry Lee said...

Great take. I really like the perspective and colors. They both day a lot!

August 23, 2007 8:36 PM  
Blogger Natura said...

Very interesting and conceptual. Love the graphic look!

August 23, 2007 9:34 PM  
Blogger Prozacville said...

Fantastic work, digital scott. I particularly like these two (surprise, surprise!).

Thank you for visiting my blog and saying nice things about me. It means a lot to us (me), these random visits. Thank you.

October 01, 2007 4:18 PM  

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