IF:Swamp


My entry to Illustration Friday "Swamp".  Hehehehe, I actually thought it was "swamped" to be honest.  Oops.

When I have a lot of things going on, I tend to make a list everyday of the things I need to do and achieve, I've had so much to do lately and especially last week that I felt a bit swamped by the whole thing.  The list of things to do just never ended and kept on increasing.  I love being busy and I think for the most part I manage my time really well.  I know what am willing to give up in order to achieve what needs to be done.  That said, it can get a little overwhelming once in a while but who hasn't experienced this?  Well..maybe not drowning in a sea of lists as that would suck but the whole having a lot to do at once part.

This was done with copic fineliners.  The BG actually has crosshatchings on it but it got a little lost in the photoshop texturing.  You can still see bits of it though!

Need to sleep now, an early start tomorrow!

Comments

  1. I like this very much; I do feel like this most times!

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  2. wooow! this is gorgeous!!! nice work!

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  3. Wow, overwhelming paperwork seems like a bit of an understatement for this one! So cool how you made waves and clouds and the poor little tiny figure being swept along. Great idea and great execution!

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  4. Super illustration looks really good. The sea of lists is really effective.

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  5. Brilliant! Love the menacing clouds overhead and the way the waves of post-it notes (?) are forcing her forward - and luckily not backwards! Background is amazing! Have felt like this poor girl many times - just go with the flow... :)

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  6. Aaaaaaaaaahhhh! Throw the poor girl a lifeline! This is fantastic! Lots of wonderful detail and it totally captures the feeling of being swamped. I love the movement. :D

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