Friday, August 15, 2008

Illustration Friday - detach

Not sure why, but this just seemed to fit the topic. Because I'm detached when I dream? Or detached from needing to remember? Or am I just crazy and/or deluded? :-)

"He is a wise man who does not
grieve for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has."

--Epictetus

33 comments:

  1. Dear Willie,
    You look pretty serene dreaming.
    I like your "whistling breath". Nice lines and composition.
    Keep dreaming and being free!
    Best to you always...

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  2. Dreaming is a perfect detachment :)
    I too, love your curly-Q breath and your stubble. You always have such great details and the lettering finishes it off in Willie style!

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  3. oh cool...I had the weirdest dreams last night...they were crazy!!!

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  4. Nice style and take on the topic as always. Thank you for your comments on my illustration.

    Obviously you were too busy sleeping and dreaming, so I sneaked in there before you.

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  5. Willie,
    You're right, we were on the same page today. This is delightful; I love the question marks and the concept of an unremembered recurring dream. The Epictetus quotation was just what I needed today, too.

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  6. i like this one very much. i think it must be one of my favorites... did i say that before?

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  7. love the lettering and the really thin line quality.

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  8. Great dream shapes. I also enjoy the detachment from life that dreams offer.

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  9. I assume you dream in black and white. But you might not remember! Love the quote, too.

    xox,
    Sarah

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  10. Great drawing and quote to boot.

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  11. I must agree with Josh, I love being detached from life in my dreams!

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  12. love the tactile quality of your lines...

    your stuff happily reminds me of Hugh MacLeod...

    http://www.gapingvoid.com/

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  13. I love dreaming. It's my favorite brain activity.

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  14. Oh how embarrassing...Hugh is already in your link list!

    All is right with the world after all...

    ;)

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  15. I like your dreamer. I always do Cecil B deMille dreams myself. I'm happily developing a lettering based on some of yours. Thanks!

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  16. I always ask my husband to interpret my dreams but he always seems to come up with the same meaning - that I'm crazy.

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  17. And its the good ones I miss remembering!!

    Friday Smooches,
    The Tart
    ; *

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  18. Hope the dreams are as good as the drawing! But I guess unremembered good dreams are not worth much... or are they?

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  19. Deatched, that would be your whiskers growing while you sleep and dream because you will shave in the morning?

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  20. i like the contrast between the accented brain and the forgetting...

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  21. keep dreaming wille!

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  22. What a strange coincidence. I happen to remember your dreams quite clearly. o_O

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  23. oh yes good one, we are detached from all the crap of the day when we sleep (usually).

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  24. Love your repose action. Such graceful sleeping breath. Sigh! I think being detached (once in a while) is a good break :)

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  25. Wow that's really terrific, and love what you've done with the head and the words, very cool.

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  26. mm epictetus or epicurius? but nice quote and indeed sleep is a great way to detach oneself.. its a cure for so many things..

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  27. teehee... it must be those clouds in your head clouding your memory.. hahaha... i love his little whistle snore lips

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  28. love that style of yours!

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  29. i hate it when i can't remember my dreams... or when they fade away as soon as i wake and i'm grasping at them like straws!

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  30. I think it's a blessing to have a few hours of detachment. Your figure looks blissful in his detached world or un-remembered dreams:>

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  31. OOhh, I like this one so much. Like the way he phuwwwwwwyys ;) And the nice quiet dreams. Nice work

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Thanks for stopping by! :-)

Willie