Saturday, December 10, 2005

Illustration Fiday #16-Surprise

This is a book without text that I did in 2003 for the spanish publisher Imaginarium.
Y tú cómo estás? (How are you?)

My editor told me to create a shape and then draw 5 faces which would teach children five emotions:




and this one for Surprised (I believe it fits this week's topic ;) )



Blogger M said...


11:54 AM  
Blogger miragee said...

Oh, I love the facial expression of surprise! It's so cute! And what a cool idea!

12:26 PM  
Blogger Doug said...

very creative!

12:37 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

These are great! I was stung on the nose by a bee when I was six so I really love the surprised one. :)

1:12 PM  
Blogger Rowantree said...

I love this book's serie. And how you adapted the faces to the shape !

1:30 PM  
Blogger constanthing said...

Your book is very well done! I love the expressions and how you work the faces into the shape.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Nelly said...

Wonderful illustrations. What a great "assignment".

5:51 PM  
Blogger scott said...

wow, nice drawings, I have to ask why didn't you post smiling and sad?
I would like to see them too.
but great illos
and yes surprised does seem to fit.
love scott
ps I need to look around further. It's my first time here.

6:07 PM  
Blogger carla said...

Oh, Carla...these are delightful! The suprised face is fabulous, right down to the bee sting on her nose. Well done:>>>>

7:35 PM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

absolutely wonderful!

7:40 PM  
Blogger Twisselman said...

Really nice. Oh, and I especially like your nasty-tempered copyright-protective reindeer!

8:33 PM  
Blogger steve said...

The girl getting stung should ask the crying girl if there is a second bandaid for her to use on her poor lil' nose...

Simply adorable !


9:11 PM  
Blogger Natura said...

Gorgeous! Love the face expressions :)

3:33 AM  
Blogger Mustashrik said...

wonderful wonderful expressive character work as usual! ;) nice one cara!


6:12 PM  
Blogger wiSHEs&HEros said...


7:24 PM  
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11:53 PM  
Blogger Alexª said...

é lindissima a figurinha e a expressão acompanha-a.

11:54 PM  
Blogger duarte.n said...

Para a criançada deve ser um delírio, aquelas páginas em forma de caras...
Estão muito boas, parabéns!

12:47 AM  
Blogger Holly said...

Love these. My favorite is the first one. Love how the books are shaped like their heads. Really great work. Cheers!

1:53 PM  
Blogger Jessica Wong said...

How adorable! Her facial expression shows them all! Fabulous work.

11:59 PM  
Blogger natascha said...

I know this book!! Beautiful!

11:13 PM  
Blogger hartini said...

Sooooo adorable! Love the faces and the textures too!

3:28 PM  
Blogger Christine Lim Simpson said...

Wow! Cool. Is it gonna be printed? Can I get a copy?

10:30 AM  
Blogger Mariana Rio said...

Hoje fui ao Imaginarium comprar umas prendinhas e vi lá este livro. Tão lindo! Apetecia ficar com ele também :)

12:53 PM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

Hi kikazinha! I came by to see what you are doing (Hopefully you are having fun and rest) and started to look at your blog again and I just wanted to tell you how much I love your work!!! You are so talented. I hope you have a very prosperous, joyfilled and loving New Year!

7:14 PM  
Blogger "Maggie" said...

Weee, I love the faces you have created, especially the one with the bee on the nose - delightful! I have been ill so haven't been doing much visiting and I can see you have so much I need to catch up one. Happy New Year!

4:02 PM  

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