Friday, June 19, 2009

Drifting



Tara just couldn't resist the gassy baked bean served at lunch.
Being so full of gas she was often found "Drifting" by her dog.
Marshall always wanted a human balloon.
hee hee hee!
Happy Friday Yall.

68 comments:

get zapped said...

This cracks me up! It's just too cute :)

Connie said...

Marshall is totally wonderful!

ellis.illus said...

*lol* i wish i had your imaginative mind :-)

have a nice week-end!

Shell said...

You are too funny!

Romont Willy said...

Oi Vanessa, seu trabalho também é muito lindo!!! Adorei seus desenhos!!!

glorv1 said...

Hey, that is so cool. Wouldn't it be nice if we all could fly after eating beans.:) Have a great weekend.

Sorrel Sparks said...

Haha, I love it! I bet Marshall doesn't look forward to the inevitable "POP!"

Shirley said...

Your work just always brings a smile to my face. Great concept and as always, so wonderfully illustrated!!

mauricio salmon said...

hehehe.. very funny. beans are my favorite!

Renee said...

The best picture of the week.

I love this, it is so cute.

Thank you Vanessa, yes it is hard when someone we love loses someone they love isn't it?

Love to you dear friend.

Renee xoxo

Cheryl Lynn said...

This is so amazing! You are just too funny. I love it. Marshall the dog is just beautiful, and Tara looks very content being his balloon.

I just posted my entry for my very first Illustration Friday. Check it out at Dream Out Loud! I would love to know what you think, my Love.

You are brilliant as usual.

Coreopsis said...

THis is delightful. I actually laughed out loud.

JO said...

thank you for your comments love your entry the expression on the dog is wonderful, along with your other posts. Beautiful work.

Donna Childree Gotlib said...

Vanessa, I have learned NEVER to have anything liquid in my mouth when I open your page. It's so much healthier for my monitor.

THIS IS GREAT! You are amazing!

Donna

Simonette said...

I can relate to the little girl...also, I love her outfit (especially her shoes)...

Great!

ValGalArt said...

hilarious!!! Love the dogs expression, deelightful :)

nellita said...

hehehehe!!! so funny!!!!:D

Ces said...

You are a hoot!

Andrew W. Moir said...

Great work! That dog is awesome with a lot of character. :)

Jack Foster said...

Hahaha! What a great imagination you have Vanessa! And your artwork is fantastic. The girl is adorably
gassy and your dog ROCKS!!! Thanks for the smile...oh and thanks for stopping by.

DEB said...

Hee hee! Reminds me of Winnie the Pooh and Piglet on the blustery day!

Jarrett said...

LOVELY work.

michael robertson said...

I am totally amazed every time I tune into your blog. Not only is your work incredibly beautiful, but you're unbelievably prolific, as well. Do you sleep?

Cheryl Lynn said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you for stopping by my little illo neck of the woods. Your kind words mean so much.

I love you thiiiiiiiiiiiissss much!

Shiva said...

LOl..what a fun illustration!I like it so much Vanessa!I wish I were her!she is so cute :)

Alicia Padrón said...

Hee.. hee!!!! This is sooo funny and terribly cute at the same time! I love it. :o)

The dog should have a story of his own. He is asking for it.. can you hear it? :o)

Wonderful work!!

Indigene said...

Lol! I mean rolling on the floor, lol! Ya crazy! You have an amazing mind and artistic fingers! I've got the whole family looking at this and laughing! Did I tell you, that YOU ROCK!? Well, you DO! lol....lol...lol

Sherry Rogers said...

Oh my word that is so funny! The whole story just makes the illustration so much clearer. What a hoot! That dogs face and the girl floating. This is your best one yet!

Ana said...

Really nice! I want a dog like that! :-)

fernusan@gmail.com said...

I love that elevation, not just the phisical one showed by your illustration but also the spiritual one you transmit drawing.

Thanks for your comment.

Cheers!!
Fernusan

carla said...

So cute! I love the expression of Marshall, he seems to be enjoying his human balloon a lot.

Tomás Serrano said...

Marshall is a crack!!! You´ve surprised me with him!

Auki said...

Adorable! I especially love the expression on Marshall. Great job on this!!

Edrian Thomidis said...

All I can say is ... ROTFLOL !!!!

Terri Henson said...

This one made me laugh...very creative!

Kelly B. said...

This is HILARIOUS! The girl is me!!!!
heheheheh! Love it!!

Diana Evans said...

hahahahahahaha....that would be me...I eat a lot of beans....lol...you are a riot and just what I needed...thank you Vanessa!!!

Hugs
Diana

Flying Colors said...

What a concept! Wonderful drawing - love you people and attitude!

Have a great week-end. Been very busy getting ready for an exhibit... hugs to you!

Michelle Henninger said...

I love this V! That pooch is awesome... it reminds me of David Catrow's style. Very cool! You rock lady!!

Jarrett said...

Thanks for the amazing comment! Your work is astounding :D Your "Let Freedom Sing" cover blew my mind.

Marie Helene said...

Funny and cute, I like it

Owl Eng said...

LOL.. this is fun and hilarious! creative take on 'drifting'!!

GhettoFab said...

phenominal works glad to have stumbled across your blog!

Tessa said...

Vanessa - this is just SO enchanting. Oooh, I'd love to be a balloon for a day -as long as nobody pops me!

I was so excited to read about the Neo Soul Nursery Rhymes...I'm off to preorder right this minute.

PS. There is an award waiting for you on my blog. I created it especially for wonderful people just like you and posted it before leaving for Turkey on 22nd May. You can find it under the post 'The Sweetness of Friendship' if and when you have a moment.

James Oh said...

Vanessa, I love the dog in the picture, so cute and alive. Ha! Ha ! being the first dog which can dream.

fashion fucsia said...

Aaaaah! What surprise!
This illo is totally original and SUPER cute. I love these characters, well done Vanessa (as always)!
^_^

MONICA said...

Hi Vanessa!Marshall is wonderful!, Your work just always brings a smile to my face. Hugs and regards :)

Francisco Martins said...

LOL! Hilarious!!!!! You're the best!

Art Fan Ako said...

Congratulations! You have just been awarded the "One Lovely Blog Award". Come and receive it from my blog!

Katie White said...

So fun and so true about the baked beans. Delicious, but volumizing. Your art never ceases to inspire.

Meridth Gimbel said...

I have to say that your stuff is always amazing. I sometimes feel like I'd be repeating what the other 50 million people have said in the comments section. Also, yes my secret identity in the WW Woods is Dr. Longbody. :)

Roberta said...

Cute little Toot isn't she!!

You are an original!!
Love it V!

Peter Breese said...

Hilarious!!! Someone needs some Gas-X!

The Green Telephone said...

Haha, those beans can be dangerous! Fun illo!

Ken Chandler said...

I've had days like this. Hilarious idea, and awesome execution, this makes me laugh. Thanks for sharing your gift with us Vanessa.

Eric Barclay said...

Beautiful work!

Loni Edwards said...

Adorable! What a clever idea!

Btw I also gave you the same award Ako did! Count yourself doubley lovely :)

Alina Chau said...

HE! HE! Love the concept!

yoon see said...

Yeah, very cool and Vanessa you always surprise us with the cool concept, laughter as well as whimsical illustration....
Well done! My late-doggie used to do this to me...Ha..Ha..

Here is a picture tag for you Vanessa:)
http://yoonsee.blogspot.com/2009/06/picture-tag-kiwi.html

Xovika said...

I just found your blog! Your illustrations are amazing!

Gaia said...

Oh my! This is hilarious!! :D

justdoodleit said...

Hahaha! Marshall looks quite happy with his human balloon!

Meesimo said...

Sweet drawing, love that dog!

Christina said...

very cute, nice style

Duncan said...

This cracks me up, love the expressions.

AtelierBrigitte said...

This is fun!

Mary Hall said...

Fab image!!

Kay Aker said...

Terrific zaniness!