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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Faded



This week's Illustration Friday prompt is "faded".  When I saw it, I sat here at my desk pondering what to make of it.  I looked over and saw my little note card I keep, my to-do list for the day.  One of the items is "Wolfgang shoes" as he mentioned that he needs some.





Ya think?

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  1. I love what you've created. I am hopeless at throwing out favourite shoes and will wear them till their dying days.

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    1. Thanks Claire. It is tough sometimes, but I believe in shoe euthanasia.

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  2. Nah. They're good for another year (or at least Run With Lumber). Converse All Stars?

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    1. All Star original classic flavor!

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  3. There's something comforting about seeing an old pair of shoes. Maybe it's because they've obviously been well loved. My question is, will Wolfgang actually throw those away after he gets a new pair? I have to sneak my boys' old ones into the dumpster while they are at school... They hate to part with their favorite things. :)

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    1. I hear ya, that's what I have to do too - throw the old stuff out on the sneak.

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  4. You come up with the most original art for these prompts! I love how, in the second picture, one shoe is literally fading out!

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    1. Thanks Scott, I'm glad you noticed that fading out in the smaller image. That's the effect I was going for :)

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  5. This is great. Old shoes are such a good drawing subject, you get their beauty without their odour. Beautiful drawing.

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    1. Thanks, they were a fun subject. I admit that I used a photo - for obvious reasons!

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  6. LOL. I thought the same thing. What a beautiful drawing. I'll bet they smell.

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  7. Did a dog bite one of the shoes?

    Does Wolfgang help with outside work? I used to have my son throw out the oldest pair, use the current ones for outside work, and then he got a new pair for school etc.

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  8. I bought new shoes yesterday so I'm inclined to say "Yes" to Wolfgang.

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  9. beautiful illustration! wonderful technique!

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  10. Really nice! Comfortable looking pair!

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