Friday, July 07, 2006

Illustration Friday: SKYLINE

Pentel White Milky Gel Roller pen on black cardboard.


56 Lovely Comments:

Blogger ValGalArt said...

The honor is all my my wonderous and talented friend!!! You know I'm gonna be in love with this!!! Great and clever idea, love the black and white, LOooOoove yer buildings and just overall I can tell this will be one of my absolute faves!!!

7/07/2006 11:05 AM  
Blogger frank h said...

yes, this is GOOD!
very original and attractive
I like it!

7/07/2006 11:12 AM  
Blogger claudine hellmuth said...

I love the white lines on black! yummy!!

7/07/2006 11:59 AM  
Blogger JO said...

Wow1 this is so cool. Love the black on white.

7/07/2006 12:00 PM  
Blogger Diane Duda said...


7/07/2006 12:02 PM  
Blogger gudbrandsdottir said...

So great and original!

7/07/2006 12:31 PM  
Blogger murphy girl said...

very clever, and the contrast is spectacular! really enjoying your style!

7/07/2006 1:05 PM  
Anonymous Dat Nguyen said...

I really like this concept. It feels like I'm lying in the middle of a street looking up at the expressive stars.

7/07/2006 1:37 PM  
Anonymous tashina said...

Really like this. Excellent work!

7/07/2006 1:48 PM  
Blogger Amy Zaleski said...

So striking! And so original...I just love your take on this topic. The sun being the center of everything, of course! I might have to get one of those pens ~ tres cool!

7/07/2006 2:10 PM  
Blogger Lady Guedes said...

You never disappoint me! Every time I see your work here is a delightfull surprise. This is gorgeous, absolutely beautiful!

7/07/2006 2:19 PM  
Blogger AscenderRisesAbove said...

bravo.... very nice.

7/07/2006 2:24 PM  
Blogger Potato Print said...

How the devil??? I just received the assignment for IF. Wonderful rendering. I shyed away from trying because I thought they would all look like Manhattan. The white on black is so striking. The composition is delicious. I'm always happy after I visit your blog Gennine!

7/07/2006 3:51 PM  
Blogger georg said...

Great idea - you're using the paper all around like children do at first. You have so many lovely details in your drawing! And it's really beautiful with the black and white.

I wish I could make an image like this!

7/07/2006 5:02 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

very cool! i love the square! nice job, glad to have found your blog! cheers!

7/07/2006 5:45 PM  
Anonymous Teresa said...

Very cool. You are so talented, I look forward to seeing your work. I love black & white!!

7/07/2006 6:38 PM  
Blogger Irwin Borjas said...

Muy enigmático tu trabajo. Me gusto mucho el duo tono.

7/07/2006 8:01 PM  
Blogger Majeak Ann said...


7/07/2006 8:13 PM  
Blogger Hamsa Hand said...

This is so adorable! I love it!!!

7/07/2006 8:15 PM  
Blogger Jana Bouc said...

Surprising and fun and beautifully executed!

7/08/2006 12:17 AM  
Blogger Loca said...

Love this. B&W drawings are great but this one is awesome.
Added a link on my blog to yours, hope that's ok.

7/08/2006 5:05 AM  
Blogger Teri C said...

You are always SOOOO creative! I love this!

7/08/2006 8:25 AM  
Blogger carla said...

I love the contrast of the white on the black, and I love the way the buildings go around the border. I could see this as a decorative's great!

7/08/2006 10:09 AM  
Blogger hemelsgroen said...

Oh wow, this is brilliant! I wish I had the patience for this style, but I haven't. It could be a carpet! I really like the white on black instead of vice versa.

7/08/2006 12:11 PM  
Blogger Liz Jones said...

OOH! Love it! This reminds me of afavorite dream I had as a kid.

7/08/2006 2:59 PM  
Blogger michael dailey said...

this is a very orginal take on the theme. like the white outlines set aginst the black bkgd. great illo

7/08/2006 3:35 PM  
Blogger pangolin said...

Yay. This one rocks. I LOVE it. Well done

7/08/2006 6:11 PM  
Blogger Rrramone said...

Geninne, if I were prone to talk in baseball lingo, I would say this was a home run. Wow.

7/08/2006 8:51 PM  
Blogger Hotwire said...

i love how you used the triangles of the rooftops to make your turns at the corners!

7/09/2006 4:04 AM  
Blogger Ginger*:)* said...

Beautifully done!~ I like the whole composition and all the wonderful detail. I could look at this for hours.

7/09/2006 1:32 PM  
Blogger The Tart said...

So pretty. I love the black with the white!

The Tart
; )

7/09/2006 2:20 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

beautiful!! WOW!! I love your new icon too!!PRETTY!

7/09/2006 6:31 PM  
Blogger Sweet Pea said...

What a lovely idea! Clean and crisp and fun!

7/09/2006 8:45 PM  
Blogger bill zeman said...

it's beautiful - very fun to look at. Could it be a board game design?

7/10/2006 7:17 AM  
Blogger Princess Pepper Cloud said...

This drawing is so crisp and clean, and so much fun to study!

7/10/2006 12:25 PM  
Blogger kj said...

i love this! there's something about the black and white combining with the circular motion of the piece that makes it just riviting.

the message of "one community" is also in there somewhere--which in my mind couldn't be more important for this shaky world these days.

thank you!


7/10/2006 2:27 PM  
Blogger lil kim said...

This is fantastic Geninne, it almost looks like a tapestry. Very original and well done!

7/10/2006 5:57 PM  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

Terrific detail work and love the idea

7/10/2006 8:04 PM  
Blogger wynlen said...

What a great idea Geninne! I love it, and I really like how you solved the "problem" with the corners.


7/11/2006 1:51 PM  
Blogger melanienyc said...

there are too many things that i love about this to list them all. i love that this is a white pen on black cardboard. your line work, and detail are amazing. it is definitely one of my favorites! :) great work!

7/11/2006 2:00 PM  
Blogger Mutt_Ink said...

one of the best this week

7/11/2006 6:34 PM  
Blogger Stacia said...

I love getting to your blog and seeing your images. You are so creative!

7/11/2006 7:40 PM  
Blogger Amapoftheworld said...

Jelou mai Nine!!!

Jau ar yu???

Ai am veri fain guit mai Viole, but mai yoo ar so bad,veri bad...

guel...dis de laif, nou?

In valpo jarbor raini and de wind blou veri jard.

Kises for yu and juges for yuar famili


7/12/2006 8:35 AM  
Blogger Amapoftheworld said...

Sorri....yoo is yob , du yu onderstand????


7/12/2006 8:37 AM  
Blogger Eric "The Gute" Gonzalez said...

Awesome! I love this!

7/12/2006 11:10 AM  
Blogger Courtney said...


7/12/2006 4:36 PM  
Blogger TXArtcGal said...

This is AMAZING!!!! Absolutely wonderful!! Your pieces always are amazing!

7/12/2006 7:56 PM  
Blogger Maple Lam said...

I love it! It pops so well!! :-D

7/12/2006 8:16 PM  
Blogger Natura said...

Oh! Bello, bello. Me encanta cómo cada casa y edificio es diferente al otro. Muy bonito.

7/13/2006 11:08 AM  
Anonymous antiherœ said...

gracias por tu comentario!, me encanta tu ilustración :)

7/13/2006 12:53 PM  
Blogger Chickengirl said...

oh I love those milky gel pens! Great fun!

7/13/2006 5:02 PM  
Blogger Muffin said...

You can tell people like this one! :) Very nice - I like it a lot. So simple with only black and white, yet so expressive and I just love looking at it. Would've been nice over my bed. Great idea too. :)

7/14/2006 2:06 AM  
Blogger Bron Smith said...

Wow, Geninne. Your illustration is a hum dinger this time. Maybe that's not the right word to describe how eye catching it is. I always look forward to seeing what you come up with each week. Thanks for the nice comment too.

7/14/2006 7:58 AM  
Blogger mbc said...

Your black and white is just as effective as your bright colors. Great design.

7/15/2006 6:48 PM  
Blogger TravelingMermaid said...

Love all of your work incorporating the moon and stars. Fantastic!

7/21/2006 4:51 PM  
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