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Duet – Illustration

Well, a duet doesn’t necessarily have to mean a pair of singers, right? It can also be just a pair.


My attempt at drawing the kind of thing I would rarely attempt to draw! I can point out many technical errors myself, but as this took only a matter of minutes, and as I was able to draw hands that actually looked like hands; have pity on me, and don’t point them out. That would be very nice!

I wish I had a scanner to scan stuff, than having to take photos all the time (I never realize where the light is supposed to be; behind, on top of, next to(?) the camera!) And then I have to edit the stupid thing with my even more awesome editing skills!!

Another Illustation Friday entry for ‘Duet’.

Toy Broom – Illustration

Last night, my mom scolded (read: screamed at) me for the umpteenth time about how messy my room is. Being as lazy as I am, I wish there was someone (other than my mother!) who could do my work for me.


When I was a kid, I used to love reading the Enid Blyton fairytales. When the children slept all the toys in the nursery came to life and played and held races and stuff. Or even that once you close a book, the characters in it come to life. It’s the kind of thing that you can’t possibly disprove, even though it’s obviously made up! I still love that ‘What if…’ feeling you get when you read fantasy fiction!

Like now, what if… when I’m all tucked up in bed and asleep, the brooms just came to life, just like the toys, and did all the tidying up for me!

For ‘Toy’ at Illustration Friday.

Autumn – Illustration

It is too hot now; you can feel the sun burning up your skin. I don’t feel like getting out of the house these days! And the nights are strangely cold and humid. It’s like a combination of the worst weathers possible. Weatherman on strike, maybe. I want some good ol’ climate back. Something pleasant like autumn, maybe. I can just picture it!


Leaves fall off the branches and swarm up around your feet, dry and crumpled. And it’s as if the earth is covered with a huge brown blanket. I love the sound of the leaves crackling under your feet as you walk, just as much as I love the smell of fresh paint, or the feeling you get when you tear paper! There is something very uniquely artsy about autumn. And the outside of your house; okay maybe not the ‘just outside’, starts looking like a picture right out of a fairytale!


An Illustration Friday entry after a long, long time – though it is a bit of a stretch with the theme. But works for me; of course, it’s the ‘them’ that it may not work for!

(The first image was borrowed from here)

Tarzan? (Illustration)


…when Artificial Intelligence takes over the Fiction World…

Remember the scene in ‘Tarzan’, when Tarzan takes Jane’s hand and compares it to his – when he realizes they are the same kind? Remember when he is trying to learn to speak and he says, “Me, Tarzan…You, Jane”?
Remember ‘I, Robot’ by Isaac Asimov?
Remember Joss Whedon?
Since this is my first attempt at an illustration, it took me some time. I even had a little issue with the way the robot is sitting – but then I decided: hey it’s a robot, he can turn just his head around without having to turn his body, can’t he?
But, while this is not the best I can do, I had a lot of fun doing it!!!
For “Artificial” at Illustration Friday