Tuesday, September 20, 2011

illustration friday (mesmerizing)


I like to cut vegetables and fruits crosswise to see the fascinating shapes and patterns hidden inside. Cabbage and other densely packed leafy veggies reveal mesmerizing mazes. I often imagine myself as a tiny creature lost inside such mazes.
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18 comments:

  1. very cool. did you know you can make a beautiful print that looks like a rose, from cutting a a bunch of celery close to the stalk?

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  2. You're right - they really are beautiful, especially purple cabbage.

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  3. That is funny....the first thought I had upon seeing your painting was a hedge-maze. You are right!

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  4. Love your take on the theme. Have always enjoyed your etegami.

    Thank you for dropping by my blog.

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  5. As long as there is an exit... :-))

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  6. Kieren, do you have an example of the celery print? Would love to see it.

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  7. I totally agree, like to do this with food too:) Great illustration.

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  8. Very nice, love your etegamis!<3

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  9. I love the way plants grow, they are so beautiful. Great idea, and beautiful painting!

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  10. A cabbage "flower," very pretty. Yes, printing with vegetables is a lot of fun!

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  11. A green caterpillar is hiding somewhere...

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  12. Great imagination! Nice little illo, too. I am mesmerized ;)

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  13. Tiny creature in a vegetable maze is brilliant.Great illustration!

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  14. I love that we both did cross-sections of produce for this one. Nothing more mesmerizing than Mother Nature, is there?

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  15. This one made me laugh, then I thought about it some too. I think I'm inspired to make cabbage prints :)

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  16. Amazing lines! You are a mesmerizing artist!

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  17. What a perfect example for the promt! Love it!

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