Friday, February 02, 2007

IF: sprout


This week's Illustration Friday topic "sprout" automatically brought to mind "blossom" which, in turn, made me think of puberty. I was definitely a late bloomer. In fact, I'm not altogether sure that I ever bloomed! I do know, however, that I spent years in front of the mirror hoping and praying that I would one day "sprout" some breasts! As embarassing as this revelation is (blush, blush), it was too perfect to pass up as an illustration challenge!

24 comments:

annax said...

Such a wonderful post and illustration!!

Teri C said...

So funny because it is so true, for me too.

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Fabulous Suzanne! He he he!

Darice said...

TeeHee! That illo is just too perfect...love that face!

ONESICKINDIVIDUAL said...

nice illo. diggin the expression.

Kelly said...

Once I figured it out, I laughed out loud. Wonderful illustration - very whimsical and subtle! thanks for the laugh.

Good luck,

K

Bobby said...

That's a cute drawing. I always love doing reflections, drawing people from different angles at once.

the enigma said...

i love your illo and style! and i can relate to your story as well. ha ha!

Pati @-;-- said...

lol I had another kind of sprout... my belly :s

Loooove ur illo, it's fantastic!!!!

wagonized said...

This is such a cool illustration! The pose is so perfect. And er- yeah, i can relate to this one. :-)

mrana said...

great idea and such a wonderful illustration!

Karen at Pen in Hand said...

Suzanne, this is WONDERFUL. (Having, um, over-sprouted myself, I'm tempted to do a Miracle-Gro version of your fabulous illo.)

emila said...

So cute! I was one too!

suzanne said...

I'm so happy to know I wasn't alone in my late "sprouting"!

heather lorin said...

Love this - that could have been me in the mirror!

Jeannette said...

oh i like this idea

andrea joseph's sketchblog said...

Certainly not alone Suzanne - you can add me to the list too. I just love this one so much. I forgot to mention about the expression last time. Wonderful drawing.

Julie said...

Absolutely adorable. There's so much determination in that expression. : )

paula said...

Good concept! And you pulled it off with minimal linework!

Rico said...

Hahahaha! That's brilliant!
Great pose and expression.

ksklein said...

Your sprout illustartion is great!

melissa said...

Thanks for sharing. What a fun way to interpret. Also enjoyed the morning routine/grid.

tusen said...

great interpretation of the topic! I really like the pose and the mirror reflection. And well, you know, I can actually relate to that, too ;)

Felicity said...

So funny - and I can relate! ;)