Tuesday, 17 February 2009

IF "celebrate" / Happy Birthday Mr. Darwin


Well with Illustration Friday's topic this week being celebrate I just had to work up my Darwin birthday sketch into a finished piece. I know I'm a few days late, but after 200 years I think a few days here or there don't make too much difference.

26 comments:

Tom said...

hi matt, this is great! ace characters!

Skulleigh said...

Oh, I love this!

leolietje said...

Nice!

Rob Smith, Jr. said...

Wow! What a great way to celebrate Chuck's natal day! Wonderful layout, character illustration and overall idea!

lauh-ren said...

i love your style! i really do!

Peter Breese said...

This is fantastic Matt, really dig characters and pallet on this one.

Valerie Lorimer said...

Really awesome illo!

ArtSparker said...

Nice finished version, I like Darwin's dolorous expression.

Jacqueline Hudon-Verrelli said...

great monkey :)

Atsi-Batsi said...

Really cute! Great work :)

Darwin looks pretty cool for someone who's 200. haha

Fadas & C.ยช said...

Great characters! This illustration works really well!

Gil said...

I love these caracteres, beautiful work.

Katie said...

Awesome illustration. Love your style.

Patti B said...

Ha! This is wonderful!

Matthew Smith said...

Spectacular illo matt! Love your work!! awesome characters!

FRANK M HANSEN said...

Incredible. Your stuff is consistently great every time. You have a superb sense of design plus a flair for making fun pictures that work and make you laugh.

Megan said...

Sweet monkey! I love how he holds the balloon with his foot :) (his teeth are a nice touch too!)

Chris Kennett said...

I love that "Cousin Louie" type pose the monkey is doing. LOvely stuff as always

qualia said...

i've been bombarded with darwin stuff left, right and center at work so i'm very fed up with him. however, this is lovely and a great piece.

David Kow said...

funny concept and your style are so awesome!!!. The Monkey are so great!!!!

xenos said...

nice way to tie it into current events! dig your styling as well...

Kay Aker said...

Looking mighty good for 200! Their expressions are priceless! Super!

Kassi Isaac said...

Matt I love your style- this is stunning. x kas

elizabeth said...

This is great! Love the dancing monkey, the dubious Darwin, the tribute in general, and YOUR STYLE!

jazzlamb said...

awww. this is so sweet. I love the 'poise' of the chimp too!
lovely coloring!

viagra online said...

Darwin is the bravest historic character in the story of humankind, awesome tribute.