Friday, April 02, 2010

Dip

Here is my entry for this weeks IF topic "dip". I'm thinking of selling it in my Etsy shop. Let me know what you think and thanks so much for any comments!

32 comments:

Jay Zuck said...

Very cute and it really brings me back. I especially liked the kid upside down underwater and how that's contrasted by the foot "dip" in the pool.

Maria Bogade said...

Oh beautiful Joy! The colours are great and I love all the detais you put into it. I like that your illustrations always seem to tell a whole story and you get to see so much different things!

josh pincus is crying said...

great characters and terrific technique!

K Spoering said...

This is darling! So colorful, and it captures the joy of the 'dip' perfectly.

salli s. swindell said...

this is a great interpretation! i can smell the chlorine and hear the giggling swimmers. nicely done.

Roberta said...

Boy you sure tell a story in your work! Wonderful!!

k.h.whitaker said...

very nice illustration, love her swimcap

Valerie Krist said...

Great expression on her face, that's what mine looks like dipping into a cold pool. Yes, I think you should sell it. It's a perfect time with swim season right around the corner!

Valerie Lorimer said...

I love all the activity and everything there is to look at - it's wonderful! Go for selling it!

Ann Pilicer said...

Great illo! yes it is perfect to sell! Great job! :D

Brad said...

WOW joy this is absolutely FAB! everything is perfect, the water, the pattern on the pool tiles, the kids, the dog. i love that little girl dipping her toe in that is so cute!

Jack Foster said...

This would be so perfect as a bathroom print of at a park district. I love it!! Joy you are so talented! Happy Easter!

froggie said...

lottttts of fun, joy! so much to look at! great lil details and chubby cutie bodies!

Simonette said...

Oh the girl near the center is such a cutie! I love the style!

Tamara Henderson said...

This is very fun and cute! I always love the little dog you include in your work!

Amalia K said...

Boy, oh boy, Joy! Your art is just pure joy!! Hahaha... Seriously, IT IS!!! I keep scrolling up and down your blog to see each post, and then again, in case I missed anything! (^_^)

Dawn said...

AWESOME!!! I looooooove her dipping her toe in and the expression on her face!! You captured the spirit of going to the pool perfectly! I love your work!!

Sweet Harvey said...

Oh my gosh - so cute! That face is priceless of that cute little girl getting into the water! Great job!

Soo said...

Heehee very fun illo! Great attention to details as always!! Love the girl's hat. So sweet. :)

Daslav said...

amazing illustration :D great work ; :D

Natura said...

The whole scene is perfect! How charming these characters are :)

Amy C said...

so very cute, makes me want to go for a dip too - in a cute spotty bathing suit

cally jane studio said...

Wow! Such a brilliant picture! I love it!

nina seven said...

i love it! all the characters have such personality, even the doggie. it's really a great piece!

joynevada.com said...

This is gorgeous! I love her polkadot swimming costume! :)

Mighty Kwan said...

Love your work Joy! Thanks for dropping in and the kind words!

-Wilson

sheree said...

Joy, this is so lovely!!! From your color choices to the texture and the sun cap and polka dot bathing suit! Just fantastic! I love the way the little girl is looking back as she is walking up the ladder.

michael robertson said...

wow-this is so great, joy! I love how you did the water!

Amanda Dilworth said...

What a lovely illustration, feels so full of energy.

justdoodleit said...

Cuteness. There is so much activity at the pool :)

Barry said...

Awesome fun here! My favorite is the upside down kid.

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

This is soooo cute and fun. The characters are priceless! I love each and every one of them. You have captured a moment. Thanks so much for stopping by!