Friday, April 18, 2008

Illustration Friday: Primitive




Flaming "O"'s are a primitive tribe of birds known to love a good show tune. "Flamingo Follies", my submission for Illustration Friday's Primitive theme.

sorry for the fuzzy pix, this painting is large and behind plexi-glass.


35 comments:

Vicki Smith said...

It fits the concept perfectly!

Josh (musarter) said...

Wow, that is pretty intricate. The color and characters are great.

Teri C said...

Great illo! And love these happy colors.

Kate said...

Hee hee, love the flamingo ladies! How original.

rbaird said...

Check out the legs on those birds! Vavoooom! And who doesn't love a flamingo in a fruit hat! Really fun illustration Val!

Dot said...

girl, your stuff is great! this one makes me much happy ;)

doodlestreet said...

Hhahahha...the first two seconds I saw this, I thought it looked like the set of "Flamingos-Survivor Season Finale!" Beautiful bright colors and very animated...I love it!!

dOoD!

Diana Evans said...

Hi Val...this is a wonderful painting! love all the detail and the wonderful colours...

great work...

Bimbimbie said...

I'm sure I heard Carmen Miranda singing ...so did those trees! Gorgeous scene *!*

Ces said...

Oy! These Flaming-"O"s can kick. I am glad you call them Flaming-"O"s too! I love the cigarrette girl's bra. Fun.

SENTA said...

Ha ha ha too funny!!

captain modroom9 said...

That IS a show I'd go and see, thanks for the preview!

Forever Young said...

ha ha are you getting paid for advertising this?

Nicole said...

Nice composition!

Princess Pepper Cloud said...

The thing I love about your work the most is they are so cheerful and animated. There is also a ton of humor in this one!

Emila Yusof said...

beautiful!

Ginger*:)* said...

Not only can your flamingoes stand on one foot, they can dance on one foot too. What a wonderful composition and color. The stage is set!

Forever Young said...

thank you so much for my 100 wfs. they warmed my heart.

bog_art said...

Hahaha.. I love those flamingos guys and those dancing palms.. great job!!..

PS: my lips? yes they are.. =D

Krimo said...

Great Can-can, Val!

Gillian said...

LOL at the flaming'o' s! I love the way you always manage to fit the current theme. Just goes to show the diversity of your subject matter. So much detail in this.

johanna said...

what a fun illustration! love the dancing flamingos :)

imwithsully said...

That is awesome. You have done every kind of illustration ... wow!

Faruffa said...

This is so fun, great colors and great characters, I love the hold-ups of flamingo ladies!!!!!!!

isay said...

it has made me smile valerie!

sketched out said...

Holy cow, look at the gams on these fine feathered flamingos. This is so much fun, Val. I love it!

Bobo Cat said...

Primitive scene, but definitely a grand show! Cheers!

Jan said...

Woah! Very funny, Val :)

Ellen said...

I laughed, and laughed at this piece! I am loving the flamingos!!!!

Ursula Shaw said...

Wonderful! This one really had me laughing! Love all the detail especially those flamingo legs.

flossy-p said...

hehe, this is great. I can hear the drums pounding, and I love the dancing trees.

JO said...

Hi Val, love the Carmen Miranda flamigo. Fun colorful painting.

ms. froggie said...

oh man this is SUCH fun to look at, explore! great job, val! :))

Random York said...

Super Val! Great again!- john

Brine Blank said...

How'd I miss this one? Great layout and colors with this...gives a very 'real' feel to a wonderfully absurd moment!