Tuesday, November 20, 2007

IF - Superstition

Ethan knew he was about to have the unluckiest day ever.

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Blogger John Coulter said...

Very nice!
are there any specific canadian superstitions?

11:25 p.m.  
Blogger Pickledog said...

No bacon after midnight, and always spell color with a "u." Hehehe...

Hockey fans can be very superstitious (like most fans.) During the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City the Canadians that maintained the ice for the hockey rink froze a $1 Canadian Loonie in at centre ice. Canada won gold for men's and women's hockey that year.

I swear, we do have other interests than hockey, really!

11:47 p.m.  
Blogger sketched out said...

Very cute, hee hee.

All your images are fantastic! You are inspiring me to put my pencil down and get back to Adobe. I assume this is digital, or could it be paint? Well, whatever your medium, your stuff is just fantastic!!!

12:25 a.m.  
Blogger princesstomato said...

i think i still have the song BIG FISH LITTLE FISH SWIMMING IN THE WATER surging through my head. maybe i can replace it with RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN ON MY HEAD. :)

WONDERFUL ILLUSTRATION, as usual, mr. pickledog.


1:13 a.m.  
Blogger Valeriannah said...

How very charming. I love the cat's expression.

8:43 a.m.  
Blogger Christophe said...

He he this cat seems quite happy about bringing bad luck to everyone :-) Things are not looking too bright for Ethan !Very stylish !

8:57 a.m.  
Blogger Jeff Brame said...

Poor little Ethan, all the black cat wanted was a friend. Heehee. Maybe Ethan doesnt realize the number 13 is a lucky number. Love the colors used, the doom and gloom feeling is hilarious compared to the happy cat. Heehee. Great work David!!!

9:06 a.m.  
Blogger pati @-;-- said...

Hahaha... now I start to know some Canadian superstitions, after 4 months in Montreal, and it's by reading your blog when I find out ;)

I always loved your style.


10:21 a.m.  
Blogger Michelle Lana said...

Great kitty and awesome expression on the kid! you are superb!

11:09 a.m.  
Blogger Kelly Medina said...

Love this illustration. The black cat is great and I adore the black tulips! Very cool.

3:45 p.m.  
Blogger tusen said...

hehe, I like the concept. And the cat, with its cute paws is so adorable :)

6:59 p.m.  
Blogger Derek said...

The boy's face is priceless. Great illustration David!

10:10 a.m.  
Blogger rogério said...


6:50 p.m.  
Blogger mrs. b. said...

I will have to remember the bacon issue! I remember the Wings not shaving until the playoffs were over, I don't know if all teams do that (the Wings are the only ones that matter anyway) ; )...Your illo is fantastic David, poor Ethan, just not having a good day, is he?

talkies soon!

a : )

7:33 p.m.  
Blogger Tracy said...

Great illustration! Love their expressions :)

11:36 p.m.  
Blogger scribblesk said...

That cat seems to really enjoy freaking out little kids! What a character!

12:31 a.m.  
Blogger Goobeetsablog said...

this is GREAT!

love the colors
the vertical format
and the cat

4:20 p.m.  
Blogger studio lolo said...

Great Stuff PD!! I did a little something similar with a black cloud in my Moleskine. This was a fun word.

11:37 a.m.  
Blogger Angela said...

I love the colour scheme! I just now realized he is stepping on a crack as well. His poor mom!

1:42 p.m.  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

great colors and perspective!

2:26 p.m.  
Blogger Wynne Chen said...

nice little painiting!
Graet expressiosn on the kid and the cat:)
I also love thoe zombies u did. fantastic:)

3:41 a.m.  
Blogger Jeff Brame said...

Hey David, I was tagged today so your name popped in my head when I had to tag 5 other people. If you dont know what it is, you can check it out at my blog site. Basically write 5 random things about yourself then link back to me and 5 other artist.

5:25 p.m.  
Blogger Andrea said...

Great submission, officially my favorite for superstition! Bravo

4:05 p.m.  
Blogger Trevor Pitt said...

Awesome snippet about the Canadian Olympic hockey team, David. I'm superstitious sometimes. I won't step on any of the chalk lines when I play baseball. I won't walk under a ladder. And I cross my fingers, arms, legs and toes when my pro & college football teams are about to try a game ending play. (I don't cross my eyes because I wouldn't be able to see the game...besides, that's just silly) :P

2:06 p.m.  

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