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Illustration Friday: “Swamp”

March 23, 2012

One of my favorite comic book characters has always been The Swamp Thing. Some of the best artwork for Swamp Thing was created by Bernie Wrightson; a really amazing illustrator. So, with this week’s Illustration Friday topic, “swamp” I had no choice but to come up with something that had a little of The Swamp Thing going on. I gave this one a long title, to help with the story. The full title is, “The First Time I Met Swampfoot, He Asked to Borrow my Umbrella.” Here is the image, I hope you all enjoy it! 🙂

Swamp, monster, rain, kid, umbrella, illustration, child, art, cartoon

"The First Time I Met Swampfoot..."

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. March 23, 2012 1:56 pm

    This is super, Scott! Love the atmosphere you’ve created..and great characters!

  2. March 23, 2012 2:12 pm

    Cute! I really like the misty, foggy atmosphere. Love the big feet, and the little guy unwilling to relinquish the umbrella! Very nicely done.

    • March 25, 2012 7:14 am

      Thanks, Cindy! Funny thing is, I created this image on Friday, then I woke up Saturday morning to take the dog for a walk and I felt like I was walking right in to this image. It was foggy and a little drizzly. I guess I had better paint something sun-shiney today. 🙂 Take care

  3. March 23, 2012 8:22 pm

    Nice work Scott!

    • March 25, 2012 7:16 am

      Thanks, Steve! I look forward to seeing you at another figure study night soon! 🙂

  4. March 24, 2012 5:58 am

    I love the fact that all that kid can see is the feet! Great image of the mist and the rain…

    Donna Martin

  5. March 24, 2012 1:41 pm

    love the graphic feel of this work! Great job. My fiancee likes the rain.

    • March 25, 2012 7:19 am

      Thanks, Nick! I really enjoyed checking out your work. You create a lot of cool imagery! Glad you stopped by! 🙂

  6. March 25, 2012 9:36 am

    oh, I really love this! awesome!!!!

  7. March 26, 2012 4:08 am

    Very cool ! Nice atmosphere

  8. Crazy Cat Girl permalink
    March 26, 2012 5:43 am

    Brilliant, love the expressions on the characters faces and the way you’ve captured the feel of heavy rain. 🙂

  9. March 28, 2012 9:31 am

    I’d be running like hell if a foot like that appeared next to me! You’ve created a wonderful mood here! And the title is fabulous!!

    • March 28, 2012 1:18 pm

      Thanks, Mit! I have to admit; my favorite part of creating an image always seems to be coming up with a title for it. Thanks for stopping by!

  10. March 29, 2012 6:19 am

    Ooh – he’s really scary! Eerie background is gorgeous though – perfect backdrop for big scary monters wtih big feet…

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