Friday, October 12, 2007

Illustration Friday - Extremes

My extreme fear of death motivates so many drawings. Some days (like today) I'm actually grateful for it. :-)

"Whenever he thought about it he felt terrible.
And so, at last, he came to a fateful decision.
He decided not to think about it."

-Life 101

39 comments:

  1. heh, nice thought...
    I hope you live long enough to build your own library !

    ;-)

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  2. I always like the conceptual nature of your entries. They are always thought provoking.

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  3. rock on! (err, read on!) nice quote, too. funny you should ask about the cold here, i turned the heat on just minutes ago! :(

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  4. Read on, Willie! Who knows-- maybe it will work!

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  5. what about skinny dipping and having a new tattoo, there's still time for that too!

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  6. Love it!

    Really distinctive!

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  7. hey, that's an idea !!! fun image !!

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  8. Neat Piece! You are not alone...I also love to collect books!

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  9. (So what new books did you acquire today? ;) Any recommendations?)

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  10. cool.
    I love the last three.
    especially the fire hydrant image.

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  11. Ha, ha! I like it, I like it! Yeah, I think I do something like that to.

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  12. Very nice concept, made me smile! Fear of death makes us do all sorts of silly things!

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  13. not to think about it...? tis a fateful decision, that.

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  14. very nice thought, i haven't thought about books like that before and i have a lot of books too. no fear of death here though, just as long as it is a quick one...

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  15. My house is full, I've read most of them... better get off to the bookstore

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  16. I've never understood how anyone could make a living working in a bookstore. How do they manage to leave there without spending their paycheck?

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  17. another great friday, sir willie! thanks for the kind words.

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  18. So perhaps I could use the same logic with my dishes. I have so many dish sets that I hope to use. :-)This is very clever.

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  19. I think book buying is a healthy addiction. One great thing about books is that many (especially art books) become more valuable because they usually only have one printing so over time they become worth more. I love books!

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  20. so THATS why i have so many!!!

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  21. oh, yes, continue writing and drawing! (the motive doesn't matter)

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  22. I do the same thing... most end up getting dusty on the shelf because I work too much.

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  23. I like this illo willie!

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  24. Heaven to me is an unendng pile of wonderful books.

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  25. “If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up?”

    Chuck Palahniuk

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  26. That read like a Post Secret entry! I hope your strategy works well for you:>

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  27. Your entry made me smile. (And it's definitely PS worthy.) Thanks for giving me a reason to the bewildered look my husband always gives me when I tell him about yet another book purchase. :P

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  28. Excellent - that must be what's motivating me, secretly, of course - because I have so many books am not sure I'll ever find time to read half of them.

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  29. I am totally in agreement with Scarlet on that. Tomorrow is always better.

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  30. I know what you mean about buying books! I got piles of them every where, never quite get round to reading them though, but I try.
    Nice illustration too, very unique.

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  31. Great image! I noticed that you have listed Confederacy of Dunces as one of your favorite books. I loved that book as well. Ignatius was hilarious.

    ~Gina

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  32. love the quote, sometimes a very wise thing to do. :-)

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  33. thanks for the laugh

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  34. Ohhh... good luck then, Willie :)

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  35. That`s so... concise?
    I mean, the colors, the composition, the phrase, the intensity...
    Interesting.

    err...

    do have a nice day, ok?:)
    hmmm... please:)

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  36. Very nice, Willie. But...trying to escape death is like trying to bail a sinking ship! (Have a nice day anyway)

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  37. hope it works! :D

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Thanks for stopping by! :-)

Willie