hats!

November 7, 2007

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“Hats” are Illustration Friday’s theme this week.

I watched “The Prestige” the other night, and felt, a little magic would be a fitting way to illustrate the hat theme. Perhaps, a little reverse prestidigitation might even be in order.

“The Prestige”, by the way, was a pretty good film. It was a dark, mysterious and suspenseful thriller, with great performances by Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale. Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson also added wonderfully deft support to the complex story. Although it was a tale of magic during Britain’s Victorian age, the film’s true theme unfolded as a very clever and effective study of obsession and it’s inevitable toll.

So, if you like period pieces, sleight of hand and a couple of magicians that are easy on the eyes, you might want to give “The Prestige” a look.

Speaking of magicians, as for all those bunnies out there, who have been pulled out of hats by their tender little bunny ears, here is your revenge, at long last!

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10 Responses to “hats!”

  1. cata Says:

    OH! adorable bunny!
    Magical style.
    Cata

  2. delaverobum Says:

    Graet characters, very funny!

  3. froggie Says:

    hee hee hee hee hee hee!!! great piece! i really liked the prestige, too…very smart and well told. you know, it’s as if your bunny doesn’t think it’s ENOUGH to pull a magician out of a hat…he’s got to do a little tricky ballet move…wow…bunnies. such SHOWBOATERS! “)


  4. You are right, the Prestige is a very interesting film. Your illustration is wonderful, and the expression on the rabbit’s face is priceless. You should feature him in some other illustrations. Maybe he could do a cooking show… or a news program… like the Bunnie Papers.

  5. Dee Says:

    I thought the Prestige was a fantastic movie also. The twists were mindblowing, huh? I love the expression on the bunny’s face.

  6. artseafartsea Says:

    LOOKS LIKE U ARE GETTING A LOT OF COMMENTS. THE BUNNY ACT IS GREAT. NICE TWIST.

  7. studio lolo Says:

    wonderful style you have here!

  8. Spooky Says:

    Absolutely superb!
    I can’t stop the following from coming to mind when I look at this:
    “Hey Rocky! Watch me pull a rabbit (magician) out of my hat.”
    “Again?”
    “Nothing up my sleeve…presto!!”
    (Bullwinkle pulls a rhino out of the hat.)
    “Now here’s something we think you’ll really like…”

  9. Mike Says:

    Excellent drawing and wonderful characters.

  10. Ryan Loghry Says:

    Great illustration. I like your layout, you have good design sense.


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