IF 2006.03.03 - "Insect"

I worked on two versions of the word this week. Two because I didn't much like the first one. They both wound up feeling rather graphic and still weren't what I originally had in mind. Also, since I was making it up as I went along with no clear goal beyond "buggish" in mind, I didn't take any screenshots of the process. Here they both are (clickable):





And my daughter's take on this week's word (click to see full picture):



Comments are always appreciated even if they aren't always replied to.

Comments

scribblesk said…
I really enjoy the look of these a homage to the ladybug! So original the spiraling worm one!
IdiotHead said…
I really like these. I especially like the clean style and the realistic look. Very nice.
8^)
P.S - Your daughter's picture is very cute. I think she has a career ahead of her.
Heather said…
They're both wonderful - I cant choose a favorite. And Jordyn's is sooo cute - she definitely got her talent from her daddy! :)
lorigrace said…
My favorite is the spiral! Excellent illos.
andy K said…
Reminds me of Escher (sp?)
ValGalArt said…
collin i always love your amazing work!!! your unique perspective is so appealing and i love reading your posts. You should feel so happy that your little girl wants to emulate you, that seems incredibly good for a small one!
Squatchyk said…
I like them both. Nice work!
Don said…
The top one is interesting and they both have a great style, but the lower one (of yours) is just plain cool! I REALLY like it!
Kathleen said…
I like them both, but loved the second one - looks like a game I've played on yahoo (and sucked at royally).
ottoblotto said…
Great bug! What a creative girl you are!
TXArtcGal said…
So colorful, and filled with fun! Great illo!...and, your daughter's illo is fantastic! I see there is a lot of talent in your family!
Sea Angel said…
I like them both... But, I find the second one to be a little scary... Sort of like they're marching to munch away on my decomposing corpse... I know, I know, if I am dead, what do I care? But still, I'm rather attached to this old bones & flesh.... My Gods I'm so delusional. lol.

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