Wednesday 13 August 2008

The Owl and the Pussycat



Illustration Friday's topic this week is 'Sail'

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five pound note.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
'O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are,
You are,
You are!
What a beautiful Pussy you are!'

First verse of the poem by Edward Lear
I had to look it up as I could only remember as far as '...a five pound note'
So I didn't realise there were stars involved!
Oh well they have actually sailed right through the night into the dawn and Mr.Owl has put his guitar away and they've eaten all the honey:)

8 comments:

Jen A said...

Interesting effect - really beautiful.

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mitchowl said...

That is very cool. I love the textures. I want to try that, with paint.

Robyn said...

This has always been a favourite poem of mine. Your illustration does it proud. Just gorgeous.

enigma said...

so nice to see them get along so well!

Artoholic said...

Hi Jainy,

Great textural illo!

I'm a big fan of both owls and pussycats - having them both in the same image is fabulous!

Cheers

Cindy

Josh (musarter) said...

This is a great "sail." They seem to be off on some exciting voyage.

I surf too, once a year when I visit my family in San Diego. I don't think I would to the effort of using neoprene.

janie said...

ya josh I know what you mean , it's a work out just getting into the wetsuit and a torture getting out of it:)