...is the theme of my work for the next few days.
Im working on my book now that I have all my other projects finished. It was hard getting back to it but after a few intitial sketches I am slowely getting back into the mood....lol..
the actual theme I am working on is "falling in love"...It seemed pretty straightforward at first and I thought it would be an easy subject to illustrate...But when I decided that none of the ordinary themes like roses, hearts etc, really inspired me, I realised I had to do a lot more research. So I spent the morning brainstorming, asking friends what they felt when they fell in love, searching the net for quotes and generally trying to get a clear picture of the illustration in my mind.
I am currently trying to decide the colours...Its going to be hard avoiding pinks and reds...as much as I want to avoid the cliches...What is the "colour" of falling in love? hmmm....
Some of the answers I got after asking around, although Im not sure I can put everything in one illustration:
It feels like:
Butterflies in your stomache
Intense headache and hyperventilating
Falling off a very tall building
Everything smells and tastes nice
Being hit on the head
Red balloons following you everywhere
Big grin on your face all the time
Sailing down an angry river
Someone trying to rip your insides out (ouch!!)
Shivers and sweating
and some of the quotes I found on the net:
"People need love even when they don't deserve it."
"Of all forms of caution, caution in love is the most fatal"
"Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love."
"If you judge people, you have no time to love them"
"Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important"
Now back to work....break over...!