Thursday, February 16, 2006

Illustration Friday - SIMPLE

The deceptive simplicity of an egg. The illustration was created entirely from circles.
The perfect simple comfort meal – a slice of good crusty white bread toasted, buttered and topped with a poached egg, a sprinkle of Maldon salt and freshly ground black pepper – yumm!


Blogger Caroline said...

Yumm I so agree - and just what I had for breakfast today too! (except I may not have used the Maldon salt - not sure which was in the grinder ;-)

2/16/2006 2:57 PM  
Blogger Ellen said...

How Clever. What a fantastic graphic piece!

2/16/2006 3:03 PM  
Blogger Lee said...

great concept and well done...I could eat fried egg sandwiches at every meal!

2/16/2006 3:30 PM  
Blogger Kim Carney said...


2/16/2006 3:42 PM  
Blogger carla said...

Sounds delicious! I love the fact that this is all circles! What great idea:>

2/16/2006 4:32 PM  
Blogger Happily Ever After said...

Looks like we have the same love of a simple meal. Breakfast for a late night dinner is a regular at our home. I love the fry bubbles on your egg. Very cool illo!!

2/16/2006 7:58 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Great image, Julie. Circles, polka dots, roundish things, I just love them!

2/16/2006 8:33 PM  
Blogger steve said...

Great illustration Julie!! Brilliant.

2/16/2006 10:29 PM  
Blogger bee'nme said...

I love this...and love that you made it all out of circles - great approach! Great concept and execution!

2/16/2006 11:27 PM  
Blogger Rrramone said...

OH my gosh. I am so hungry now. Zee french, we luf de eggs, no?

I especially love the little fry bubbles, as happily ever after pointed out.

2/17/2006 1:33 AM  
Blogger GN said...

Num num! Reminds me of many a breakfast in the wee morning hours. I love how you created the entire illo using only one object (a circle)...exquisite detail in the little fried bubbles on the edges...thatis a subtle yet important detail to really remind one of an egg. Bravo. Ok, time to cook.

2/17/2006 2:05 AM  
Anonymous rachel said...

It makes me hungry - and I don't even like fried eggs!

2/17/2006 3:42 AM  
Blogger Loy-bot said...

I'm allergic to egg, but I must admit, that's an awesome design!

2/17/2006 6:30 AM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

Yumm ... simple and tasty illo!

2/17/2006 7:43 AM  
Blogger Anonymous said...

Excellent simple graphic!

2/17/2006 9:38 AM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

lots of lovely comments and all from people whose own illustrated blogs are wonderful (apart from Rachel whose job it is to be the art critic and encourager of her nieces and nephews)

2/21/2006 1:19 PM  

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