Friday, February 22, 2008

IF : Multiple Posts


Such an appropriate word for me this week because this entry makes my 100th post!


This blog has served me well in multiple ways this past year. I've found an art community I'm comfortable in and I've made multiple friends. I've shared multiple images and stories. I've used some subjects many times ( Ravens, for example) and I've been given multiple awards by some pretty special blogging friends. The joy in my life has multiplied by being a part of this experience.


Today I've chosen to post "The Spirit Of Raven" because of the multiple times his image appears in the sketch. Also, for those of you who recall my dream series, this represents after the pears were harvested, yet Raven's presence is still known.


Thanks for being with me for the first one hundred posts! I'm looking forward to many, many more.


acrylic and Prismacolor pencils on bristol paper
for Illustration Friday's prompt: multiple

45 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your 100th post! Your work inspires me. I love your ravens, and I love this piece. The background is vaguely Escher-esque. Great illo, and wonderful, haunting colors!

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  2. Beautiful! The background reminds me of MC Escher, and your colors are beautiful!

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  3. nice work ...love the texture and congrats on your 100th post!!!

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  4. Congratulations on your 100th post! I have always enjoyed the real visual and verbal delights you serve up on your blog:> This piece is way cool - like Kate said, it has a very Escher-like feeling in the background. Well done!

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  5. lovely picture, and congrad on the 100!

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  6. this one is a keeper. Beautiful color and great design.

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  7. Congrats on your 100th post, and thanks for sharing! I love your art, and I keep coming back here.

    Kram (as we say in Sweden = love)
    Carra

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  8. Totally love the bird motif and overall painting.

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  9. i agree with Kate, very escher-esque! nice work, and congrats on 100!

    a : )

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  10. Hooraaayy for Studio Lolo! Excelent job Laurel, and as always, hope to see more from you soon!

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  11. Congratulations on 100 posts!! Thanks for sharing your beautiful art with us in the blog world.

    Thanks also for the link to your friends lovely pottery. It's stunning!

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  12. Love the scribbly soft textures you got with your pencil crayons. The way you've handled the ravens gives the impression that they're both textile and real. My interpretation leans towards real because the composition has so much movement. You made them dance.

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  13. I love the way you've worked all the ravens into this, beautiful work! And congratulations on your 100th post!

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  14. Congrats! Isn't it amazing just how quickly 100 posts go by?! You work is always refreshing and I wish you hundreds more posts to come. 100 is something to be proud of!

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  15. This piece has a particular magical feel to it. The birds on the cloth almost seem to defy gravity.Very interesting!

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  16. Wow 100! That's wonderful, I agree with you on the multiple benefits of blogging. Cheers to many more posts from you!

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  17. Congrats my friend! 100 unique and inspiring posts! This is no exception and I love your post for Theory too! Great works!!!

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  18. and another congrats from me. you have made a difference to all of us who read and view your work, so thank you too! lotsa wf's to you from me.

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  19. Congratulations Laurel! Your work, kind words and comments are inspiring, and one of my favorite blogs to follow. I am so glad to share in this blogger community with you!
    And Raven is very appropriate, since he does show up multiple times in your dreams and your work.

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  20. Congratulations Miss Prolific!! You are a delightful member of the IlloFriday community. Always look forward to your posts and comments!

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  21. I really like how this piece reveals itself slowly. Nice play with the positive and negative space. Good stuff!

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  22. Balloons coming down! Excitement fireworks, and more beautiful ravens. You are such an inspiration.

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  23. Love this Laurel! Especially the pattern the multiple ravens create -- very cool! Congrats on your 100th post, we're all 'richer' in so many ways having your beautiful artwork & presence in blogland (btw I'm sending out my heart cloud card to hubby soon, thanks again so very much)

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  24. congrats on 100!!!! :)
    nice painting too. :)
    teri

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  25. 100 posts! That's great!
    I really enjoys your many art forms.
    Cheers to the next 100!

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  26. ravens fascinate me too. congratulations on your hundredth post!

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  27. Youv'e got a lot of atmosphere in this despite it being and indoor still life. I LOVE your teepee too!

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  28. 100????? wow...you SO don't look it, lolo! :))) love these! feel like i'm in a gallery out in phoenix somewhere. fantastic feel and colors! happy 100th! get home early, grannie. you need your rest! :))

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  29. Thanks for visiting!

    Great texture in your work. Your blog is always a pleasure to view...

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  30. Happy hundredth postiversary, & thanks for all your beautiful images & ideas! Here's to the next hundred.

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  31. Cool illo and commentary! COngrats! :-D

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  32. Your raven themes are my favorite. This one definitely has an Escher vibe, but mostly has the soft, philosophical, mysterious and inspiring Lolo vibe.

    So glad to have met you and can't wait to see the next beautiful thing you present to us.

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  33. Laurel, congrats on your 100th post! Thank you for sharing all the lovely works of yours. I really enjoy coming here.

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  34. Beautiful, congratulations! Your works are inspiring.

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  35. By the way, the movie is Meet the Parents. One of my favorites...

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  36. Congrats on a 100! I look forward to many 100's more! and it's a beautiful 100th post- great design and pattern and colors- peaceful and energetic all at once. I'm seeing the bowl of pears' shadow as also a shadow of a person's profile- the bowl of pears sprouts from head and birds ceremoniously dance and fly around it.

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  37. Congratulations and jubilations... for your 100th post and your beautiful paintings!

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  38. Oh yeah, I see what Andy's talking about now. Like a dream. Cool!

    And congrats!

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  39. Congratulations on your 100th post!
    Isn't this blogging community wonderful.

    Your contribution to IF is lovely and I love ravens and pears.

    Thanks so much for the visit and kind words. I'll be back.- Andrea

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  40. Congratulations and kepp posting! Beautiful colours, love the ravens.

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  41. Such a great image you've created, it's packed with such life, I can almost see the birds moving! And I like your blog as well, very thoughtful and inspirational. :)

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  42. Very nice movement of MC Escher. Great design.

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