Wednesday, June 18, 2008

IF - Punchline

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get into the punch line of course!

Everyone loves fruit punch.

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Blogger tusen said...

Hehe, I've got similar kind of punch line, too :)
Your combination with the chicken is great. I like the little feather in the middle of the road.

3:34 a.m.  
Blogger Christina said...

lol very nice idea and illustration

4:15 a.m.  
Blogger Vhrsti said...


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Blogger Connie said...

Love your carnival, the characters in the line and most of all the appealing chicken!

8:16 a.m.  
Blogger Raluca C said...

the chicken is really popular!I love the whole composition and the advertising ''''placaje idea!!

9:57 a.m.  
Blogger JC said...

So clever... I love this! =)

2:56 p.m.  
Blogger sheree said...

haha - great idea!

10:58 p.m.  
Anonymous sketched out said...

Hee hee, good one! I did a punch line too, but love how you combined a punchline with a punch line, heeeeeee! Very clever, and cute as all get out.

12:30 a.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very nice.
that is to say "awesome work"

I like the wonky quality of the shapes- your illustration seems to be made of weathered pieces of tin- that somehow fit well together

I like the blue wood- unusual choice!

1:24 p.m.  
Blogger FrankenBarry said...

Great take on the "Punchline" theme! Really dig your illustration style, and humor!

12:32 p.m.  
Blogger Tracy said...

Oh, I love this! Could you maybe do a tutorial on how to do these textures in your backgrounds? I'm so clueless to all this stuff!!!! I really like the touch of the feather in the road...kind of a hint of what may come to poor old chicken!

3:44 p.m.  
Blogger Chickengirl said...

Hmm I keep trying to comment on this post but blogger keeps rejecting me?!?

YEAH a chicken illo by Pickledog!!! Of course I LOVE is so cute.

Oh and thanks for the tip on the awesome website with all the Re-Ment miniatures. So lucky you guys have a store like that!

11:21 p.m.  
Blogger Alina Chau said...


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Blogger Laura Armstrong said...

I like how you come up with such great solutions. How do you go about creating your images it's a very interesting technique.

5:07 a.m.  
Blogger Jeff Brame said...

Love the illo. Fun idea. You know I can really see the color balance you use in your illos in this. Excellent work David!!!

8:05 p.m.  
Blogger Pickledog said...

Hi everyone! Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments!

There has been a little bit of interest into how I create my illos. I will see what I can do over the summer in the way of a little demo.

11:01 p.m.  
Blogger Kathy Weller said...

what is cuter and more humorous than the little feather lying in the road? Really funny.

Your work has a great mix of a feeling of naive (without being naive, clearly!) and cartoony-old timey comfort, all while bringing your signature unique, contemporary, wacky point of view. Like the yellow sky, for instance. Its so odd but it works well!!!

11:12 p.m.  
Blogger Kay Aker said...

Refreshing and wonderful!

4:03 p.m.  
Blogger Megan said...

haha thats a great illustration! I love your chicken and the ferris wheel and everything! good idea for the yellow sky as well, it looks very happy and fun!

11:06 a.m.  
Blogger mike r baker said...

I don't get it.

Wait! Okay, I get it.

5:23 p.m.  

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