Friday, July 31, 2009

Modify, Illustration Friday

It would be necessary to modify one's sleeping arrangements to take up residence among the birds.
This illustration is a sample from "Bird Boy," a children's picture book written by P.J. Young, about a boy who dreamed of being a bird. It came to mind as Illustration Friday posted this week's word.
How often do we modify our appearances, aspirations and behavior, accommodating others' expectations to the detriment of our own internal compasses?

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Idle, Illustration Friday

What could be more idle than a potato, just sitting there, waiting to serve a more useful purpose? Illustration Friday's challenge for this week motivated me to dust off the paintbox and start painting again.
I'm hopeful that this first posting will encourage me to be more productive in my creative efforts.