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« on: April 16, 2009 09:12:24 PM »

I read this wonderfully whimsical and hillarious book called Giraffes?Giraffes! -Volume 1 of the Haggis-On-Whey World of Unbelievable Brilliance. It reminded me of my friend Bart, who strikes me as a kind of spacey giraffe (he's tall, and his head is closer to touching outer space than mine is). So I made this to go on his living room wall, which is blue. Tiffany blue, but don't tell him that. I used a couple different layers and pieced the whole thing together.



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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009 04:23:58 AM »

oh my gosh that's absolutely gorgeous! (I can't believe i'm the first to comment) I love how the corners look like clouds (not sure if you intended it, but it's a good thing Smiley) and ... gah both the giraffe and space are done very nicely Smiley I am sooo intensely jealous of Bart now.
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2009 05:33:51 AM »

oh my gosh that's absolutely gorgeous! (I can't believe i'm the first to comment) I love how the corners look like clouds (not sure if you intended it, but it's a good thing Smiley) and ... gah both the giraffe and space are done very nicely Smiley I am sooo intensely jealous of Bart now.
The clouds were indeed generated to look like clouds! Thanks for the kind words. And I am jealous of Bart too, but mostly cuz his name is Bart. Which is fun to say. Bart.
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2009 05:36:22 AM »

I love all the different colours and textures you created. 
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2009 06:22:45 AM »

it's like vanGogh with molas.  and giraffes.  instant "this rocks".
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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2009 08:16:12 AM »

Wow! This is gorgeous.
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2009 01:53:57 PM »

woman i always love yer work! i especially love the swirly stippled sky, gorgeous hues of blue, even the tiffany! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2009 04:33:14 PM »

I thought your Swoon graffiti piece so phenomenal I was afraid I couldn't complement it enough but this...this is art, lady!  WOW!
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2009 04:51:09 PM »

I love the texture. Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2009 12:28:12 AM »

Nice one as always Cathiphop!

I love the way you choose to illustrate the giraffe, the stylised elements and the fact that even the background is a work of art in itself.
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