Friday, June 15, 2007

Illustration Friday - Rejection


"We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope."

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

56 comments:

  1. Love the form of the figure, fluid like a dancer!

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  2. this is so incredible...the configuration of the body...the emotion...the scribbles off the page...everything

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  3. Very nice Willie. You convey emotion very well. -kate

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  4. Powerful drawing, Willie, it says it all.

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  5. Great drawing looks like from Picasso...

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  6. second? You are losing your touch!

    but the image is excellent, very striking..

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  7. I do like the fluidity of your line. Great drawing x

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  8. Excellent drawing Willie! So full of emotion. I love the downward pointing fingers that exaggerate the feeling. Nice!

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  9. i know the feeling. and as ususual you convey it astonishingly...

    :)

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  10. Instantly I felt the emotion. One of your best IMO :)

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  11. great submission!

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  12. Intriguing... this really got to me!

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  13. I love that the figure not only looks rejected, but broken. . .s very specific rejection. Not just mopey and sad, but BROKEN!

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  14. Geez.

    You nailed it, Willie.

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  15. Willie, you are too good and i hate you for it.

    <3 Your student

    Lux

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  16. How deep thoughts! I like it a lot, Willie :)

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  17. Oh, so much despair! So much expression in only black lines at white paper - that is great!!

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  18. Just what I needed, indeed never lose hope! Very beautiful drawing.

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  19. now thats a cool picture... i feel like that sometimes!

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  20. I like the drawing AND the citation1 So true! :) Is that you? :(

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  21. Excellent, full of emtion and pathos. Funny isn't it how so many illustrators and artists are able to relate to this.

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  22. My favourite illustration on this topic so far.

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  23. Fabulous! I can feel the poor guy's angst. (Been there. Done that with art that doesn't happen when it's supposed to!)

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  24. couldn't agree more!

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  25. uh...
    i get a lump in my throught just looking at this.

    nice.

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  26. my favorite for "rejection."

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  27. Cool one willie. That is a soulful scribble.

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  28. love your drawing!
    you made me smile with your comment about my illustration, thank you!

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  29. Great work Willie--I love how you can express so much with so little. Fine accompanying quote too!

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  30. Great drawing!

    Even better message..

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  31. so simple yet so effective. very good.

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  32. great quote line and pose

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  33. great quote and great feeling.

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  34. great! excellent!

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  35. oh, this is perfect!!
    i know so good how he is feeling... ;)

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  36. that's strange.. i really thought i already placed a comment on this post.. as this is my fave 'rejection' piece for this IF week..

    (oh and yeah, please check your mail) hehe..

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  37. Very simple and perfectly effective...nice job with placement and character of lines...

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  38. This is excellent. Wonderful display of emotion with just a few lines...fantastic work!

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  39. OMG! This emotes rejection to a "T" I LOVE it!!!!!

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  40. Wow!- you captured that feeling perfectly- unfortunatly I know it infinitely too well.

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  41. i liked this the first time I saw it.... and still do...
    Its the pathos of an artist....

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  42. Your pics always make me look twice!

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  43. Good pen... I love the steel

    Best regards...

    Saludos desde Buenos Aires...

    http://www.alexiev.com.ar

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  44. I am always amazed at the emotion that you convey with simple line - beautiful :)

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  45. Very simple but powerful sketch, Willie... inspiring...

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  46. What a great way to tell a story in few lines.
    and the story is touching. Cool!

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  47. paulywally10:54 PM

    I just started keeping a sketch book - your drawings are encouraging - each one shouts "DRAW!" at me.

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Thanks for stopping by! :-)

Willie