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Modify your habit - don't feed the bears!


 "It is illegal to feed the animals in the park" works well with this week's "Illustration Friday's" word of the week - "Modify".

I drew this pen and ink cartoon in 1997 for The Banff Crag & Canyon newspaper.




Drifting off for an extra long sleep

Although I illustrated this editorial cartoon of the Town of Banff's Time Capsule for The Banff Crag & Canyon's newspaper back in '93 I thought it most appropriate for this weeks Illustration Friday's topic…Drifting!    




Pen and Ink illustration by Sandra Santa Lucia

Newspaper parade

There is nothing like a parade!  Bob, much like the Pied Piper, plays his flute while many of his newspapers parade behind following the music.  

Pen and Ink editorial cartoon

Theater…Charlton Heston

One of the greats in the movie theaters…Charlton Heston appeared in Mountain Men in the 80's. Using old photos of Charlton Heston I drew a couple of pen and ink studies illustrating his strong facial features. 

Hurry…Hurry…times a fleeting!

Mr. Big-foot Rabbit just in time for Easter

Mr. Big-foot Rabbit the pen and ink cartoon illustration below is my depiction of  the word "fleeting"—the topic which was assigned for Friday's illustration - the IF blog; for the week  of April 10 to 16. "Art is long and Time is fleeting" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 

Thinking of  Easter I thought of the rabbit in the classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.[1] It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures.

The tale is filled with allusions to Dodgson's friends. The tale plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the genre of literary nonsense, and its narrative course and structure has been enormously influential, mainly in the fantasy genre. The book is commonly referred to by the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland, an alternative title popularized by the numerous stage, film and television adaptations of the story produced over the years. Some printings of this title contain both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. 

Pen and ink illustration of  Mr. Big-foot Rabbit   by Sandra Santa Lucia/April 12/09

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