Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Mawwiage! That sacwed institution!


A country wedding? Sounds lovely, doesn't it? This here is my drawing for my sister's summer wedding.
As you can see the happy couple are fans of ATVs. I think my recent work for children's publications is affecting my thinking...I couldn't responsibly draw the family without safety helmets AND eye protection! I also opted to place my nieces on their own vehicle even though it was funnier in the rough sketch to have them hanging onto the back of the main ATV and, sort of, flying through the air.

Apparently I have no qualms about putting a dog in harms way, mind you. Hey, if the dog wants to sit up front that's his choice. He's a grown dog, after all.
(Honestly, I love dogs. Don't sick the SPCCA on me...that's the Society for the Prevention of Cartoon Cruelty to Animals! Natch!)

j.

7 comments:

m cho said...

Hahaha -- after years reprimands from editors, I suffer from the same affliction regarding the need to draw safety gear on all people at all times. Glad to know I'm not alone.

Great drawing, especially the dog. Gotta love that J. Bone linework -- zing! zing! zing!

Jav said...

Wow, youve got great stuff here J...
Very solid, great designs....
I actually got to see Dini's invitation... my guy Jose pencils his Jingle Bell books...
Great job on that one...
Toight...

logan's runner said...

I've said before, your line work is getting super sharp, but I don't think I've really seen you get so many great textures into one piece before. You're really getting great at that when I look back at your early Alison stuff to now. Wicked improvement for the awesomes.

j. said...

Thanks, lads.

Cho - I think the reason my Spider-man has such a big head is that I draw him with a safety helmet and Darwyn just inks it away.

Jav - Thanks. Your man Jose is a super talent. I love that guy.

Logan - Are you the same Logan who runs a comic book sweat shop...I mean "drawing class" in the city of Toronto?
Thanks for the big up. See? I sometimes get things done.

peace out,
j.

Drazen said...

funny drawing Mr. Bone
you folks in Woodstock sure know how to throw a party!!

j. said...

Thanks, Draz! Where you been? We missed you!

As for Woodstock...I can only shake my head and smile...

j.

RoboTaeKwon-Z said...

Beautiful stuff! I'm glad I discovered your blog, because I've been a fan of yours for some time.
Keep it up!
-John