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Friday, July 9, 2010

diary


Happy Illustration Friday, once again.

This week's prompt is "diary". Now, I've never kept a written diary, but I remember the intrigue of them when I was younger - in the days before the internet. I think I had a couple of friends who kept diaries with connotations of deep secret secrets!

I never really had the initiative to keep one though. I was more on the extroverted side, and when I did partake of the necessary "quiet time", I was usually drawing or painting or just lazing about in general.

I discovered blogging a few years ago, however, and I've been oversharing on the internet ever since.
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13 comments:

  1. This is a wonderfully evocative illustration! Great composition and textrues in the book and hair. The face part color seems a little too flat in comparison to the rest, but I really love the "secretiveness" this picture evokes.

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  2. Nice moody and secretive image!

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  3. Great work Abby. full color, no tones are very good in digital illustration.

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  4. Nice - she's definitely got a secret!

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  5. Great illustration.
    I'm of the same mind - never had much use for diaries in my younger days. I find it funny that diaries used to be secret/private notes to our selves but now we are willing to share our thoughts with the world via the internet.

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  6. :) love her eye! and the textures!

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  7. If by oversharing, you mean people youve never met could write a fairly lengthy and detailed autobiography. Well, so be it. Mostly you make me laught though.

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  8. I love the colors of this and the way you are drawn into the picture. It's like you want to look over the top of the diary and take a peek too.

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  9. also I meant biography. I am sure I could write a fairly lengthy and accurate autobiography with our without your alleged oversharing, but nevermind that.

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  10. It's weird how clueless I was reading back on old diaries.

    It makes me wonder if later on down the line, I'll look back at my online journals and think the same thing. :P

    Lovely illustration.

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  11. This is wonderful Abby! Love the mystery and intrigue. She must have some of those deep dark secrets.

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