strings

October 14, 2008

Bertram Bunniweather realized only too late that he had neglected to read the fine print. There were strings attached.

“There are always strings attached,” he murmured under his breath.

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The Illustration Friday theme this week is “strings.”

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34 Responses to “strings”

  1. Ratlion Says:

    Well, hello. Poor Bertram. He should look for a lawyer and find a loophole that may help him out of his predicament! Love your take on the topic and the texture and rich purple of the background!

    🙂

    Cheers,
    Radha

  2. bobo Says:

    Oh! Even a bunny puppet doesn’t like to be dominated! Poor Bertram, he must feel blue now!

    Love the bunny’s expression and the purple background really reflects his situation!


  3. I adore!!! Very charming!

  4. Jess Says:

    Hehe! Great expression of resignation on his face 🙂

  5. Monica Says:

    Won’t somebody save poor Bertram Bunnyweather?
    Is there a lawyer in the house? Look at his face, there has to be a loophole!

  6. carli Says:

    ha ha ha. I love it. your illustrations always make me laugh


  7. You know it girl… poor Bertram, if it sounds too good to be true….it is!!! A lesson I wish I could learn!

    Wonderful work Linda.


  8. Too funny!! Great style.

  9. Solvere volo Says:

    Poor bunny, doesn’t look very happy… Great work!

  10. cata Says:

    Oh! Linda!!!
    poor Bertrand he looks so resignated!
    Love the background color.
    Cata


  11. Really cute, and I love the use of color!

    I’m so stuck for ideas on this theme 😦

  12. studio lolo Says:

    Bertram holds the strings to my heart! Are you working on the prototype for this yet? Well, get busy 🙂

    The way you postured him makes for a wonderful design against the purple. D-licious!!

  13. Jen Says:

    Sometimes I feel just like him!


  14. Sigh. One of life’s difficult lessons. Poor bunny. Great drawing, and great expression! Love the textured background, too.

  15. tom barrett Says:

    Someday his fairy god mother will come and turn him into a real bunny!

  16. yoon see Says:

    Very lovely & beautiful piece.
    I do agree with the rest.
    The “strings” mood is so well expressed here, where this rich purple background set a great contrast to the white fluffy bunny.
    His eyes & mouth expression say “I am forced to…”

  17. Sara Butcher Says:

    After going through your recent IFs and this one…I have greatly enjoyed your work. It looks so effortless and the expressions are priceless. Great work!


  18. So cute!! I love his little joints and facial expression

  19. artseafartsea Says:

    Nice.

  20. Faruffa Says:

    Oh Linda this is great, the best strings indeed !!!

  21. theartofpuro Says:

    Poor Bunny…great illo and concept

  22. elizabeth Says:

    Beautiful in its simplicity and precision (those straight lines! that lovely purple!) Combined with the text, it reminds me of a page out of The Mystery of Harris Burdick. Do you know that book?

  23. Eric Barclay Says:

    Poor bummed out bunny! Great color choices and a wonderful concept.

  24. soulbrush Says:

    bertram looks so surprised by it all…ha ha love it.

  25. Mary Says:

    I’m always amazed at your thought processes….this is great! And so true! Poor Bertram….just like the rest of us.

  26. Kate Says:

    Poor Bertram….life’s lessons learned.

  27. rui Says:

    Such a beautiful work you have here! A really great piece!
    Congratulations and regards.

    O Temporário

  28. Pickledog Says:

    Hehe.. poor bunny. No such thing as a free carrot anymore.

  29. valgalart Says:

    poor bertie 😦 just don’t get tangled 🙂 Wonderful Linda!

  30. conniemartin Says:

    Great illustration. I, too, want to rescue him (no strings attached!).


  31. My fave, love it! Finally wrote a little update on my blog

  32. Sharad Says:

    hahaha 🙂

    loved ur blog… did I say “No strings attached””


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