Monday, October 23, 2006

IF - Ghost



I like to draw happy ghosts. This little fellow haunts the dusty attic of his antique address. Cheerfully he spookles the spiders, boos from the boudoir, and shrieks from the staircase.

Speaking of ghosts. There seems to be a little ghosty haunting my wire-less keyboard today. On, and off it goes, even with brand new batteries. The only thing that I can do for now is smile at their spirited games. Oh, the joys of working digitally.

Happy Haunting!

30 Comments:

Blogger Jeannette said...

he's happy he got the people outta his house. excellent

12:43 AM  
Blogger JO said...

cool haunted house.

12:49 AM  
Blogger Gronk said...

Cool colors and white line work. Love the little crow! Nice that your style here isn't too retro 50's, just a hint of it. Fun stuff!

4:15 AM  
Anonymous benconservato said...

Great illo, I love the wonkiness of it all.

5:50 AM  
Blogger Michelle Lana said...

Love it!! always a fan of your work!

10:06 AM  
Blogger Derek said...

fantastic!

10:11 AM  
Blogger esillustration said...

i love your style~! great job

12:36 PM  
Blogger John Coulter said...

Spooktacular as usual.
i've had to draw many haunted houses and i know they are never as easy as they look.

http://johncoulter.blogspot.com/

12:39 PM  
Blogger studio lolo said...

Love it!! As for your wireless problem, Mercury is retrograde which stirs trouble for anything that has to do with communication. Trust me on this!

2:00 PM  
Blogger mademoisellelala said...

This is so adorable. It is a bit remnicsent of Mary Blair .
great piece!

3:41 PM  
Blogger Nora Jayne said...

Aaaaawww!!! How cute is that? What a great style you have!

3:57 PM  
Blogger Zara said...

Great image, looks kinda retro and contemporary at the same time. Love it!

4:34 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

beautiful design!! Love the texture and detail!! AWESOME!

6:58 PM  
Blogger Stacia said...

Love it, love it! Great odd-ball old house with cute details. I'm a big fan, Pickledog. Great stuff!

7:56 PM  
Blogger zombie said...

Always been a fan of this type of work...love the detail, great illo!

8:18 PM  
Blogger Franfou said...

Very cool David, and your technic is superb !!! Bravo !
Belle image !

10:51 PM  
Blogger Senta said...

I am in love with this one!!!

11:21 PM  
Blogger Trevor Pitt said...

That's well wicked David. I'm diggin' the color palette and design.

I'm in a major artistic slump right now, and I could use a ghost-artist or somethin' to take over. Maybe I'll be possessed like in The Exorcist and I'll just barf green pea soup all over a canvas. That's really not that much of a stretch from what I normally do to create artwork.

Great piece bro.

11:31 PM  
Blogger IdiotHead said...

I like your happy little ghost in the attic. Nice job!

11:45 PM  
Blogger marcisenders said...

Adorable!

12:25 AM  
Anonymous paula said...

Ghost looks quite happy in his special abode! Love all the little details, colors, etc. Very nice!

2:37 AM  
Blogger Chickengirl said...

Ooh Thats a great haunted house. Love the muted colors. The lil' ghost seems very happy to me!

2:41 AM  
Blogger Steve said...

This ia an ace illo, I love the design of your house, very spooky.

2:56 AM  
Blogger Digital Scott's illustrationblog said...

Whimsical, fun and utterly wonderful! Just great.

4:43 AM  
Blogger Anja said...

Very nice and what a sweet ghost!

1:20 PM  
Blogger Amy Zaleski said...

Happy and cute little guy! Love the colors and funky haunted house!

4:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I love the spirit of your illustration! Its so bright and just a little cheeky! Love how you've done the house, very cheery collage-y effect. Especially the little bird perched on top. Its all the little details that make the whole thing so appealing!

9:53 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

I can't help but smile back at this cute fella.
His spookles give me giggles. :)
I love the colors.

1:47 AM  
Blogger BINO said...

Hi pickledog

I link you to my "La petite visite" post!

See you

Bino

http://binoland.blogspot.com/

7:21 PM  
Blogger justinpatrickparpan said...

This image is really lovely, David. It so reminiscent of those quaint and beautiful children’s stories about friendly ghosts. I loved those kinds of tales when I was a kid.

2:58 PM  

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