Friday, August 17, 2007

Illustration Friday: captain


My submission for Illustration Friday's "Captain" is from my HomeMade Calendar and the title is "Houseboat". Babs (the kitty) is the captain of the houseboat. This was for the month of July of course and the quote is: "Nothing makes a house cozier than cats" Gladys Taber

36 comments:

thefridayfrog said...

i want to GO on the HOUSEBOAT! this is great, val...as per your usual, lit like it lives in breathes. :))

Geninne said...

Leave it to Val to make a little house you want to move into right now! :)))

Anonymous said...

Wow! Totally cool. I bet the pee just runs off the porch and into the water, no stain, no stink. Pax et Amo.Bad Dog

Ces said...

Boy, are they ever the captains of anything. Cats rule the house including the houseboat. I love this piece because of the fireworks in the background. I saw a show on television about houseboats and I was in awe at the price of some of those houseboats!!!

Ces said...

Your blog is so cool. It is nice to scroll down and see all the beautiful artwork one after another.

Pati @-;-- said...

Indeed! Gosh I miss my cat Fito :'(

Your illo is adorable, Val!

robertc said...

cute captain! that house boat rocks!

ottoblotto said...

Most excellent as always!

Tracy said...

Pretty pretty illustration! :) Love it!

murphy girl said...

very glow-y. like a firefly, i love it!

Liz Jones said...

I'd have to agree with that quote-- though the house looks very cozy, regardless! Great take on the quote!

Diane Duda said...

Love the fireworks!!!

claudine hellmuth said...

wonderful! i love lil Babs!

Cream said...

Land ahoy!
Lovely houseboat, Val...

Toni said...

Once again Val you rule! yep like Babs our Lily is captain of this house at times.

Shelley said...

Amazing illustration!! What a wonderful acompanying quote (but I'm pretty partial to Gladys Taber)...(and CATS for that matter!!)

Lovely. You're in my favorites now.

stacey maddock said...

great illo, i want that house boat!

bog_art said...

That little cat in the ceiling is adorable!!..

AscenderRisesAbove said...

captain was a difficult prompt i thought - but you handled it perfectly well

maria antunes said...

I love your illo! :)

imwithsully said...

I wish I wasn't allergic to cats. They seem to be great captains. This is a great houseboat. Where can I buy one like that?

DesigningFairy said...

once again another cozy place I'd like to live in!

Tony Sarrecchia... said...

Wonderful. Love the cat!

claudine hellmuth said...

thank you for your sweet comment on my blog about the WA mail. Made me feel MUCH better!!

aynaku said...

I wish I live in a houseboat someday!
cool work as usual...great fireworks.

Alina Chau said...

beautiful and festive!

Ginger*:)* said...

What an inviting househome! I think there may be a party going on inside.

Bearuh said...

house boats are SO cool.. someday I want one :D

kj said...

houseboats in california--heaven.

you are prolifically talented, val. (did i spell that correctly?)

i also love to scroll down your blog. it's the world as i want it to be....

:)

Alina Chau said...

beautiful!! The mood is so relaxing!

purple cucumbers folk art said...

Hi sweet pea,hollor at me by email.Did the painting ever arrive.I have been at hospital for weeks with my father and never hurd if you got it.xxoo

Digital Scott's illustrationblog said...

Joyous! It would be better with dogs though!

Dody said...

I love your colors so beautiful they are =]
hi um dody new commenter lol ^^ its mv 1st time to see your blog !!

purple cucumbers folk art said...

left you a nice matters award darling

Marie said...

wonderful colors !

georg said...

Another happy card, really! Beautiful colors and wonderful image. And of course it's a cat, who is the captain :-)

Thanks for your nice comments at my blog - it warms my heart -

hugs from Denmark - georg