Saturday, January 14, 2006

Empty train seats

This kind of subject matter always looks so interesting on other illustrated blogs, but I think it’s turned out just the way it looked in real life — unutterably dull.


Blogger H.M. King Finn I of Targo and Abbdona said...

Very, very good.

The angles are just right.

1/15/2006 4:17 PM  
Blogger Nita said...

There's something about these empty train seats that tells a story--so maybe that's why the drawing has more power to the viewer than it does to the artist (who was there). I appreciate that you did all the perspectives and angles so well!

1/16/2006 2:43 PM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Thanks Nita and Finlay. And Nita maybe you have a point there. I do so often enjoy the drawings of mundanity by other people.

1/16/2006 11:03 PM  
Anonymous Laura said...

I know what you mean, though I like the drawing. A person or some trash left on the seat would add a focal point ;D.

1/16/2006 11:21 PM  
Blogger kay susan said...

I disaagree, you have some nice shapes, negative spaces and colours here and your shading provides some interesting texture. Also your draughtsmanship is faultless.

1/18/2006 8:43 PM  

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