sail

August 11, 2008

The Illustration Friday theme this week is “Sail.”  

Sadly, I have some family business to attend to this week and will be out of town for most of it. I’ll miss all you blog pals and IFers since I will be quite utterly computerless. I will be back next week with bells on! Ok, maybe not bells. More likely a sketchbook, pencil and scanner, poised and ready to roll. 

In the mean time, I have once again, shamelessly reposted. This time the flying wiener dog, sailing through the air with the greatest of ease.

Close enough, eh? See you all soon!

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34 Responses to “sail”

  1. kslaughter Says:

    This is my very favorite!!! I love his belly-button! The perspective is just too hilarious– I’m glad you reposted–this made my day ;)!

  2. lil kim Says:

    yes, very funny! I’ve never seen a dog from that perspective before!

  3. Ulla Says:

    great idea and sooo funny 🙂

  4. Gaia Says:

    I missed this so I’m glad you reposted it! Love the belly button! 🙂

  5. Jen Says:

    That’s looking at things from a different angle! Great illo!

  6. Mary Says:

    Have a good trip! I don’t mind you reposting, since they are usually from before I found your blog and now I get to see what I missed! Very cute!

  7. Vickie Says:

    It’s a funny one. You really captured the attitude that most wiener dogs have. They are little, funny shaped guys with a great self concept. It’s a great use of the ”sail” theme.


  8. Safe trip to ya.
    I’ll just pop over and glance at the sailing wiener pooch if I get lonely. lol!

  9. studio lolo Says:

    I hope everything’s okay 🙂 This guy is one of my favorites! And did I ever tell you I sent it to my Uncle and he just roared over it? I think it’s on his fridge 🙂

  10. Bella Sinclair Says:

    HOHOHOHO HEHEHEHE! Oh, this is grand. It’s fantastic! This little guy makes me SOOOOOOOO happy!

  11. artseafartsea Says:

    Don’t remember this guy. Too cute. Have a good trip.

  12. Solvere volo Says:

    This is soooo cute! You did really great again!

  13. matthewjeske Says:

    that’s so great. Wiener dogs are kind of cute and grotesque at the same time.

  14. eugeniagina Says:

    chuckle* ^_^ I think the ‘wiener’ dog is created when God really wants to eat one..

    sometimes it is good for us to be disconnect from the ‘cable’ world, hope you have a refreshing time out there.. gonna miss your sketch!

  15. Monica Says:

    Ooohh, I LOVE it! Just look at the ears and paws, just perfect as he sails through the sky… What a great drawing, I’m glad you reposted it! 🙂

  16. Angela Says:

    This wiener dog reminds me of one of those balloons in the Macy’s Parade. So cute and aerodynamic!

    I wish you safe travels. 🙂

  17. Jennifer Says:

    Ha! This is great! 🙂

  18. Gina Says:

    It’s just as good the second time around. 😉

  19. Mark Cavell Says:

    Dog gone?! Great sketching, made me smile.

  20. cata Says:

    OH!!! Linda this is absolutely adorable!!!!
    You have an award on my blog!
    Cata

  21. Pickledog Says:

    He-he! Wiener dogs were made for flying. Great fun, I love his chubby tummy!

  22. valgalart Says:

    i love wiener dog 🙂

  23. luci Says:

    This is an awesome perspective. It offers us a fantastic view. Everything above seen from down below is always phenomenal. (I wonder whether my tummy will look as grand from down below like that … hmm, I think not 😉

    *Thank you so much for the retirement tip 🙂

  24. din Says:

    WOW, this is one solid flying dog!! dogs can indeed fly thanks to your magical drawing skills :o)

    linda, what a joy to be back in your awesome creative space and soak in all the lovely mesmerising b&w drawings… pure works of the Spirit, i must say!

    thanx again for the inspiration, definitely will be coming for more…

    and a BIG THANK YOU for adding me to your blogroll!! truly honoured to be here, thanx linda!
    take care, much love…

    ps – LOVED your 21-day drawing concept!! i’m inspired to try it, maybe kicking off with a 7-day drawing blitz for starters… thanx!! :o)

  25. Eric Barclay Says:

    Awesome illustration– such a unique perspective! Great work as always.

  26. Kat Says:

    oooh, adorable! very nice work!

  27. bobo's slave Says:

    Hey Linda, this is a darling illustration.
    I have an award waiting for you on my blog, would you like to pick it up?

  28. Faruffa Says:

    I remember the “flying dutchhound” … I love it :o)

  29. Laura Zarrin Says:

    What fun! Love this illo! What a surprise it is.

  30. Kate Says:

    As the previous owner of 3 weiner dogs in the past, I have to tell you that yes, they do sail quite nicely and with the greatest of ease. : ) Cuteness!


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