Friday, August 24, 2007

Illustration Friday - Visitors

It's Illustration Friday mad this week! I've put 2 in today, as I managed to get the Captain drawing in before Penelope changed the topic.
I did this week's Illo Friday image for The Guardian weekend magazine, for a wine column I sometimes illustrate.
The article was all about the utterly minging wine that is generally sold in corner shops and in garage shops here in the UK - so this couple, who were going to visit a friend, thought they would buy some from a pub (you'd think it would be a good place to get wine) - but no - it was even worse...and they got chased out the pub by the skinhead with the pool cue.
And all because they had missed the off-licence before it shut on a Sunday.

I love my wine, and may I offer you all a tip - try wine from the Margaret River area in Western Australia - especially the unoaked Chardonnay and the Semillon Sauvignon Blancs. Wineries of note are Leewuin, Madfish, Wise and Palandri. Bloody brilliant.

Also, last but not least, THANKYOU to all of you for the lovely comments on my blog referring to IF's choosing me as pick of the week - I am thrilled and chuffed to bits! But I won't let it go to my head, I promise.


Rrramone said...

Great recommendations, and I like the drawing. :-)

John Coulter said...

You have some amazing work. Congrats on the IF pick!

Rabbit said...

Love the colours. We were very happy to find out about Cloudy Bay when we lived in Oz for a while.

ValGalArt said...

I'm so happy to see you chosen as IF artist of the week and your art is great!!!

murphy girl said...

love that little cat at the door!

biteyourowntail said...

Great expression on the man in the doorway

Glen McBeth said...

did you model that skinhead on anyone in particular you know with a monobrow?

Paul Bommer said...

hey jill

another sublime piece
so brilliant
so much atmosphere

and well done on getting picked for your captain
well deserved

platinum blonde said...

i love your style! ...last weeks was beautiful as well!

Sharon said...

Hey Jill

Live it - makes me feel wintery!!


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