Friday, October 31, 2008

Vacant


Not even a ghost could keep Zoe and Charlie out of the vacant boy's head.
It was the prefect hide out.

45 comments:

Connie said...

This ought to thrill a few kids at Halloween. Have a good one yourself!

Sabbio said...

This is a really good one! I love the idea and the way you did it!

mystele said...

marvelous!!!

Carli said...

very cute. Happy Halloween

Vicki Smith said...

Very clever! I like the simplicity of the overall composition with the extra detail in the small figures.

soulbrush said...

ha ha this is fantabulorious!hope you had a great halloween!

Tomás Serrano said...

Perfect!

NANCY LEFKO said...

what a fun Halloween piece !!!

isay said...

fun fun fun great composition and i like the cobwebs esp.

Katie said...

Ha, I love your illustration. So hip and so creative. Love the all orange boy. Like a pumpkin? Love that the kids are playing around in his head. I get inside my husband's head sometimes.

The Green Telephone said...

Oh I love this! It's such a great idea, and the colors and characters are perfect!

Also, thank you SO much for your sweet comment on my blog. You made my day!

Tessa said...

Exceptional! You have such a remarkable talent - it really is Ooh La La!

ArtSparker said...

Wow...cute and disturbing. It's making me think of a couple of Guillermo del Toro films & also of The Spirit of the Beehive (inspiration for Pan's Labyrinth).

Asja said...

this is great! so imaginative and charming!

dandeliondog said...

I have to say, this is amazing! Love it!! Great concept and the execution is marvelous! Also, thanks so much for the comments Vanessa! Unfortunately I haven't been able to get on the computer very much these days and to post or comment.

INDIGENE said...

Amazing and so original! Wow!

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Rrramone said...

I.

Love.

Vacant boy's head.

carine b. said...

Great!!!!

yoon see said...

So cute...fantastic idea...
Great tricks on Halloween!
Thanks for droppung by:)

Peter Breese said...

Yikes, that is one creepy little dude. His head is absolutely enormous! Must have a problem with his pituitary gland.

Well.... of course, he is dead, so its not a problem any more.

Nice stuff buddy!

Shonna said...

I love your illustrations! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment.

Fadas & C.ª said...

Very original and interesting illustration!

Beth L said...

"the vacant boy's head" LOVE IT, you have an amazing brain (and hands, to turn it into art)!

parisa mahmoudi said...

:)))So so lovely!

SENTA said...

I think Zoe and Charlie have been running around in my vacant head lately...I just can't seem to keep them out ;) You're so awesome, I love your style so much!

Bella Sabbagh said...

Creepy and weird and .... wonderful! x

Heather T. said...

Funny! I also just discovered that we have similar blog names... =)

Kate said...

adorable!! I love the spider and web coming from his mouth...love the little details.

studio lolo said...

wonderful, whimsical style!!

Kimberly said...

Very cute!

Kimberly

Alicia Padrón said...

Super imaginative work! Wonderful color scheme too :o)

Dada's place said...

Wow! I like it a lot! Great idea! Love your orange on brown! The illustration has a great atmosphere! Just perfect!

Darrah said...

vanessa, thank you so very much for the encouraging comment that you left on my blog! it made my night and now my day. really. and it's me who is so impressed by YOUR work. i envy your imagination and illustration skills. i love your retro-like style and color choices that you make. i'm a vanessa brantley follower!

aimee said...

oh, boy, vanessa, i love what goes on in your head! this drawing is fabu!

SENTA said...

PS Keep your eye on the mail this week (finally) ;)

get zapped said...

This is fantastic! I really love the simplicity and yet perfect details. Just in time for Halloween :)

Tatevik Avakyan said...

What a fun idea!

Pea said...

wow.. lovely!! You have very good imagination!

flower girl said...

Aw..this is really great! soo creative. love it =)

Michael O'Connell said...

love it… how much fun is that… grat illustration…

Eric Barclay said...

Awesome! Nice and creepy in a good way. Love it.

Dot said...

hehe, great halloween and 'vacant' combo!

Kay Aker said...

Wonderfully bizzaro!

justagirl said...

this is sooo kookey I love it.ca

sketched out said...

Perfect!