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I hope this is a worthy final edition of Illustration a Day 2:

Thanks to everyone who took the time to pay attention. Special thanks to my wife, Adriana, for putting up with this for a second month and to Alex for commenting on every single drawing.

All art created in Adobe Illustrator CS3.

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A little bit of a texture experiment here. Mmm... choco-buildings:

Two menacing creature days in a row. Apologies for repetition of theme.

AI CS3 (as if I need to even mention it).

One more to go.

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Farmers of finer flower receptacles, beware:

Illustration a Day delivers more satisfaction.

AI CS3 helps.

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All vector drawing, no photo or filter nonsense:

AI CS3 and its sidekick Wacom tablet input device.

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Another win for team IAD? Perhaps:

AI CS3 (including textures & shadows)

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Two victories in a row and it's my birthday. Who's happy? This guy.

If I can bring the rest of IAD home at this quality level, I'd be mighty pleased.

AI CS3, again and again...

...and again x22.

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Another Illustration a Day and another Illustration Friday Submission. The theme of this one is "Multiple."

This is the best I've felt about an IAD in almost a week. I credit time for this victory.

Born in Adobe Illustrator CS3.

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Possibly a last minute save. Very tired. Will sleep now.

IAD=Illustration a Day
AI CS3=Adobe Illustrator Creative Suite 3 (I draw with this and a small arsenal of Wacom tablet input device things.)

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Stylistically, I cannot sit still.


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Nothing gentle here.

Can't say this is my absolute favorite, but like other IADs past, it will have its fans. These things just pop out my head. I can't help it.


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Ten more after this one:


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Illustration a Day 2 continues with this, another Illustration Friday entry. The subject of this week's IF was theory. I decided to ignore the obvious takes on the idea of theory and go for a bit more abstract slant on the topic. It may come out a little more mythological than scientific, but I'm happy with the result. This one's definitely best appreciated in it's embiggened form (click to see the biggun'):

Created once again in Adobe Illustrator CS3.

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I do not enjoy eating green soup.

For the past two nights, I've been away from home. This has forced me to draw using my laptop. Can you remember me mentioning my feelings about green soup? I feel the same way about drawing using my laptop. It's just not made for IAD. I need my giant LCD.

This Illustration a Day created with the support of: Adobe Illustrator Creative Suite 3.

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Wow. I've entered a whole new world of tired.

Medium: AI CS3

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Stream of consciousness drawing evolves into a fully-formed IAD:

Just over half way -- have to break through this brick wall.

AI CS3!!!

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Happy Saint Valentine's Day:

Because* everyone loves the accordion, right?

Who cares. I love the accordion.

All done in Adobe Illustrator CS Mark III, for those who wonder.

* A hearty finger to any grammarian who dares preach to me the whole "don't start a sentence with 'because' crap."

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Illustration a Day gnaws into my head and poos another victory:

I almost collaged this one. I drew a couple quick sketches and contemplated using a mix of Illustrator, Photoshop, and pencil and paper, but I couldn't find my Dixon Ticonderoga, so I decided to go fully AI CS3 yet again. It's hard to trust a drawing that is birthed from the tip of a Sanford product of any caliber.

By the way, did you know Dixon Ticonderogas are no longer made in the good ol' USA? Mexico. Weird.

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Wish I had a little more time to work on this one:

Medium: AI CS3

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I thought about giving her the goggles the guy in the last one had, but as a bikini top:

I've heard people use the term "more is more" without any irony. People of this sort are not generally categorized as "intelligent."


AI CS3, blah, blah, blah (I need sleep).

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There's something about those goggles -- something menacing and borderline mad.

Again, drawn using AI CS3.

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I'm back:

The ninth installment in this month's Illustration a Day and my first submission to Illustration Friday.

Forged in AI CS3.

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It's very difficult to draw a potato in a manner that does not make said tuber look like a poo.

Still warming up.

Aided and abetted by: AI CS3

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Falling... asleep.

Smithed in AI CS3

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"8"... incredibly lucky?

No song lyrics in this title, intentionally, at least. If "Primetime" is the part of any modern song, it's probably a new country AKA "hot" country track by some dude with a "y" at the end of more than one of his names.

AI CS3, as usual.

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Yeah, yeah, yeah, hot girl. There, that quip is out of the way.

For the third day in a row, I've named an Illustration a Day after a song lyric. The last two were a by a fairly obscure 90s act, this one's an iconic late 70s/early 80s English outfit. Bonus points if you're not Ed.

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A slight departure:

Old man!

Medium: AI CS3

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I need to sleep, so I'm stopping this one although I think more time could make it better:

As I was drawing this one, I realized that river/stream themes have appeared twice in a row. Sorry.

Birthed via AI CS3.

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And then there were two.

I spent a whole chunk of time creating nutrition labels to slap on the sides of the cartons only to see them squashed and distorted to the point of illegibility. Oh well.

Born of my brain and AI CS3.

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Here comes the flood:

Let's ride this leap-year February on an IAD wave. Let your friends and your computers know: Illustration a Day has returned.

Created in Adobe Illustrator CS3, as usual.

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