Sonntag, 30. Januar 2011

IF - surrender





















When I read this weeks topic first what came to my mind where images of surrendering armies and war. But apart from this being too obvious an association (for me) I didn't want to illustrate such a sad theme.

So I began to search for matters where I surrender. And here's what I surrender to: chocolate - of any variety. For me there's no alcohol, no cigarettes plus I am vegetarian, but  if it comes to chocolate I surrender to that temptation.

While drawing I was listening to the radio and in the news they very conveniently refered to the confectionary fair in Cologne that has just opened today. And guess what they said? Every single German eats 305 kg of sweets every year and - the industrie is not satisfied with its sales volumes. Can you believe that?

Kommentare:

  1. wow 305kg a year sounds a lot to me. Great image Heike. I really like the composition.

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  2. You're not alone! Wonderful take on the theme! Schön gemacht!

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  3. There will be a lot of us surrendering on Valentine's day, for some of us lucky ones, it will be sooner! Wonderful illustration!

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  4. Great composition - incredible detail and colour work - I love this.

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  5. Thank you all for your nice comments, chocolate seems to attract a lot of people. I must confess that I made a mistake with the amount of sweets we eat in Germany per year. It has to be 30.5 kg, not 305. After all we don't live entirely on sweets.

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  6. Beautiful! I think I'll go eat chocolate cake for lunch now :)

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  7. Love this! Didn't do an illustration this week, but if I had, it'd have been something sweet. Although I know it wouldn't be as beautiful as this!! I love those flower bud postcard images very much as well!

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  8. danke für deinen Kommentar!!! ich auch liebe Chocolade!! (und deine Zeichnungen!) ich werde "FAN"
    Tschüss

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  9. love it...A great idea for a still-life

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  10. Oh da ist mein wunder Punkt - auch ich werde bei (fast) jeder Art von Schokolade und Pralinen schwach!!!
    Sehr schöne Illustration, ganz tolle Brauntöne!

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