Friday, July 20, 2007

Illustration Friday - Poem


This weeks Illustration Friday theme is "poem". I chose a children's poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
The Swing

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!
Up in the air and over the wall,
Till I can see so wide,
River and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside--
Till I look down on the garden green,
Down on the roof so brown--
Up in the air I go flying again,
Up in the air and down!

17 comments:

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-David Poe said...

This has beautifully rich textures! I think the character is magnificent and has the perfect facial expression! This is lovely.

Tina Vaziri said...

What a serene piece! I love the background details and the mood of the character!

Nancy Bea said...

So cheerful! I especially like all the patterns you used.

ValGalArt said...

You really captured the feeling of childhood beautifully! I have always loved this poem too! Wonderful work and blog!

Eli Edmundson said...

Wow, I want to live in that picture! Looks so serene, love the collage look.

enigma said...

the poem and illo makes me happy, beautiful!

Melba said...

I really like your work.

tracey morgan said...

lovely and cheerful

Debbie said...

Very nice! I love all your textures. Great work.

trudette said...

I loved sitting on a swing as a little girl, You've captured the feeling spot on.

Loni Edwards said...

This made me think of my daughter who loves to swing. Great illo, so whimsical!

Diane Duda said...

This is beautiful! Love the scenery!

priya said...

i remember this poem from when i was in school. your illustration for the poem has such a feeling of serenity about it.

Monica said...

I didn't know this poem, it's so beautiful. And your illo captures it perfectly. I love the patterns, the leaves especially, and the whole composition. Lovely bright colors too.

Limoon said...

Bonjour Ursula,

merci pour votre visite sur mon blog... j'ai pu découvrir le votre... et quel plaisir! De merveilleuses illustrations avec de beau travail de textures!
Bravo!
a+++

Ginger*:)* said...

What a beautiful tribute to RLS. Your illustration has all the mood and charm that the poem inspires. Great job!