Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Friday's Monster

Yeah, I know it isn't Friday. This was posted for the great people over at Illustration Friday. This week's topic is MONSTER.

The monster in this pic is more of a metaphor, portraying a man obsessed. His obsession is represented by a barrage of cupid's arrows piercing his heart. So the title, 'Cupid's Semi-Automatic' seemed to be appropriate.

This piece was actually done a few years ago for a themed calendar on 'Love'. If you think thats weird wait 'til you see my submission for their 'Kiss' calendar.


Blogger Heartful said...

Weird but wonderful, intrigued about your Kiss picture...

11:10 PM  
Blogger heri said...

chris that's seriously ill!!!!

I want to learn from you.


11:57 PM  
Blogger Ra said...

Although frightening, the detail is very significant to the rest of the picture. I like how the only color is on the heart, showing how the man in the picture feels.

12:07 AM  
Blogger Lou said...

This is great. An obsessed person can truly be a monster, especially if the other party wants nothing to do with them. You did a great job representing this in your illustration. Great job!

12:15 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Cool Indeed! Do more.

1:52 AM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

tammy- Thanks. I'll post the 'kiss' pic up soon.

heri- Thanks again. I'm not much of a teacher, but if you have any questions let me know.

Rachel, Lou, Cosmos- Thankyou!

11:12 PM  
Blogger EyesHaveMiles said...

I liked the detail of the hair on the monster. And I also liked your use of line and color.

2:13 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

AWESOME illo!! Love your stuffs, very nice collection of artworks!

9:18 AM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Thanks eyeshavemiles.

Thanks alina. Some very cool artwork on your blog.

10:48 PM  
Blogger Ian T. said...

Chris, this is fantastic and has to be the most disturbing illo for IF "Monster" (and probably ever) - really twisted and bizarre!

12:20 PM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Thanks, Ian.

4:57 PM  

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