Friday, January 1, 2010

January's Illustration Challenge Links

"Confetti?" scoffed Grandpa. "Why, when I was a boy, we celebrated The New Year properly, with the time-honored tradition of painting ourselves with lard and diving head first into a vat of ball bearings!"

Well, a few links this time - maybe the Holidays were precoccupying:

12 comments:

tony said...

Susan, forgive me my absences! I,ve been looking at these ,they are good! I will try .! :) Happy 2010 & such.Love From Tony X

jess said...

The kid hanging upside down has me dreaming... :) Seriously, nice work here!!!

yvette said...

I like your challenge (and more I understand....)
We in the netherlands take a dive in the cold sea on the first januari.
brrrrrrrrrrr
love
yvette

Coffee Messiah said...

Even a little bit of color is nice.

These have been fun, Thanks & Cheers!

jude said...

i wonder how my stories sound now that i am approaching 1000 years old.

Dominic Rivron said...

Suitably surreal!

It's a shame more people didn't join in. Oh well, hopefully they'll be back for the next one.

Next please!

Bungy32 said...

Ha! Quirky and strange! I LOVES it! The illustration is your usual AMAZING, and the background is so yummy. I swear, over half the fun of these challenges is seeing how you rise to them.

Rick said...

...the time-honored tradition of painting ourselves with lard and diving head first into a vat of ball bearings!

Somewhat from memory:
We lived in a brown paper bag in a septic tank.
The luxury! We used to dreeeeam of a septic tank!

Monty Python lives!

ArtSparker said...

Rick - well-spotted, I didn't even realize until you pointed out. One of my favorites.

Totalfeckineejit said...

Your caption is very funny! Your drawings show promise Susan, I think with a little practice and patience you could perhaps be quite good.Maybe I could give you a few lessons?

Anyways mine is done now,I've been too full of mince pies and christmas pud to even breathe let alone exercise my amazingly gifted drawing skills.
http://totalfeckineejit.blogspot.com/2010/01/sparkey-artsparkers-latest-spark.html

Kaetlyn Wilcox said...

I was distracted by the holidays for this one. Something had to give. But I DID come up with a caption:
""Confetti?" scoffed Grandpa. "Why, when I was a boy, we celebrated The New Year properly, with the time-honored tradition of throwing dirt and gravel. We had more grit in those days."

ArtSparker said...

Good one, Kaetlyn.