Thursday, August 20, 2009

Illustration Friday - Wrapped


Just got back from my summer vacation in the Adirondack Mountains. I did this drawing in my sketch book, using a mechanical pencil. I was inspired by my teenage son asleep in our hotel room in Ticonderoga, New York. Thanks to moonlight coming through the window, I could see the general shape of his sleeping figure in the middle of the night, wrapped in a blanket. I quickly sketched the scene, as best I could in the moonlight, and then abstracted the drawing in an attempt to make the drawing more ambiguous and mysterious.

7 comments:

freid said...

Thank you for your kind comment about my entry.
I love the sweetness and the lightness of your pic.

Each drawing is a journey :)

studio lolo said...

I had my first honeymoon in the Adirondacks. beautiful place.

I love the softness of this drawing and the fact you captured a special moment ;)

Guthrie said...

Thanks for your comment, I really like the effect you've created with the pencil, it's very otherworldly.

Amy C said...

this is so atmosphric and so cozy and beautiful

Laurel Neustadter said...

Thanks for the kind comments everyone.

lee said...

You did a great job on your illustration, you captured him and the softness all at the same time. Thanks for the comment on mine.

Milan Rubio said...

I like this one a lot.
Very beautiful. The mood in it is amazing. Bravo!