Friday, February 24, 2006

Illustration Friday: "Tea" [music edit]

The Bird Watcher
That's probably tea, right?

Now with some appropriate music...
Which piece fits best? I couldn't decide. It's all in how you look at things.

Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi
La Valse d'Amélie (Version Orchestre)
Les Jours Tristes (Instrumental)
all selections from Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain
by Yann Tiersen

To see the work in progress click here.

21 comments:

wiSHEs&HEros said...

Just love it!

Rayne said...

This is fantastic. I love the pigeon.

Alexa Brett said...

You have such a great style, Corey! Yeah, it's tea for sure...

Alexa Brett said...

ooops, spelled your name wrong...Sorry!

Lily and Lucy White said...

Wow. Wow. It is great! Every time I come by, every time I go away with that nice feeling – thanks for sharing your images! Lily.

birdie said...

I look on illustration friday periodically for inspiration and information. This is the first time I have seen any of your projects. I'm partial to birds so The Bird Watcher seems very appealing in many ways. He looks a little like Robin Williams, no? I've looked at some of your other work and really like the dramtic effects you create with big and small. Big hat and wings and itty bitty feet. Does he have a heart patch on the side of his coat? And a monocle. The wings remind me of a young adult book about a guy that lives in a child's garage and the kid eventually sort of resusitates the ogre back to health. In that book the ogre had wings too. Thanks for reminding me! I'll check back from time to time.

AnastasiaC said...

Great style - I love his stare!
must be cool to have a cup of tea up so high!

Lily and Lucy White said...

This is even better!
I like Comptine D’un Autre Ete the best...I am having floaty feathers and little birds swooshing around him...in my head...Lovely! Lily.

Ciara said...

For me, the first one, Comptine D'un Autre Ete, fit it very well. Really awesome!

Anonymous said...

Comptine D'un Autre Ete - wickedly awsome!

Giles said...

Great character design and I really like those birds too.

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Katili said...

A fantastic piece, I just love the colours and the sadness to this, yes I hear Les Jours Tristes looking at this. Very effective work. Strangely I see something of my own life, too. The cup of tea in this painting gives me a good bite of hope.

Joe said...

Fantastis Ill. Great work1 have a good week!

The Tart said...

My window get stuck on your blog...do you have music playing?

Nice progress, dude!

Smooch,
The Tart

Mary said...

awesome. He's a very intersting character!

steve said...

Love the moods and colors here. Very interesting take.

Arioch said...

Interesting character! Love the nostalgic atmosphere!

neilornstein said...

There is a more than a bit of Fagin in your direputable angel. I would vote for Les Jours tristes.
Regards, Neil

Roz Foster said...

Wow. Gorgeous, dark and broody, wonderful colors!

And, yes, I'm sure he's got a cup of like Celestial Seasonings "Sleepy Time" right there. ; - D

Sweet Pea said...

Tea with a hint of arsenic I think...love it!

wynlen said...

Great illustration! I like the mood you've created.
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