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Illustration Friday – INFLUENCE

August 24, 2011

…under the influence.

A tip of the hat to my influence for this piece…Paul Coker and the Horrifying Cliche series he did for Mad Magazine. We’re talking waaaay back in the day, here.

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  1. August 24, 2011 6:23 pm

    great image!

  2. August 24, 2011 7:07 pm

    Dont’ remember the series myself, but sure feels like the beginning of school –

  3. August 24, 2011 8:15 pm

    Ha ha! I think this kid’s under some heavy influence, for sure! And I do remember sneaking peeks in Mad magazines as a youngster…Learned a lot of new vocabulary words from that experience! ;o)

  4. August 24, 2011 8:55 pm

    Fantastic work!

  5. August 24, 2011 11:13 pm

    Beautiful job! I love how the detail and color get stronger at the central point of the piece. The viewer really feels the weight on the boy…

  6. August 25, 2011 2:31 am

    amazing image:)

  7. August 25, 2011 2:57 am

    Love your use of colour and the dinosaur. I vaguely remember Mad Magazine but not the illustrations but you have done a great job. I can image this as a series.

  8. August 25, 2011 8:09 am

    Robyn, your work is wonderful! Such whimsy, great color, fun concepts, I’m having a blast going through your new and old blog. Thank you for commenting over at my place, brought me here!

    • August 30, 2011 7:48 pm

      Your work is super, Penelope – so glad you visited here!

  9. Anonymous permalink
    August 25, 2011 9:35 am

    With your extraordinary talents, you should be “FAMOUS” by now!!!! Love, love your art!!!

  10. "Auntie C" permalink
    August 25, 2011 9:36 am

    With your extraordinary talents, you should be FAMOUS!!! Love, love your work!!!

  11. August 25, 2011 10:09 am

    Brilliant and refreshing take on “yet one more” dinosaur piece! I really love your work…beautiful color palettes, great composition, clever and cute! πŸ™‚

  12. August 25, 2011 7:25 pm

    LOVE it!! So well done. πŸ™‚

  13. August 26, 2011 9:13 am

    Absolutely delightful! (I used to read Mad Magazine….hadn’t thought of it in years….).

  14. August 28, 2011 10:45 am

    Robyn, wonderful imagery! (I, too, am a proud member of The First Generation Warped By Mad Magazine.)

  15. August 29, 2011 8:53 am

    I’m here via Candace, But Is It Blog-Worthy?

    What fabulous work! I’m in awe!

  16. August 30, 2011 9:31 pm

    Robyn, you and Pooks and I have a mutual friend, Ms. Shriver πŸ™‚ or maybe you are already FB friends?

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