13 May 2008

IF - Electricity - Day 14

Those days without electricity.. this week IF topic.My Auntie use Kerosene lamp, and they use heavy, hot Cast Iron for ironing ( put in burning charcoal to heat the cast iron.. Can you imagine lifting the iron constantly and heated pot by your side??)
I remembered the lamp attract lots of bugs too.. wing wing buzzzzzzzzz..Burning charcoal for the cast ironing.

This is my day 14 exercise, pencil sketched, I will find time to touch it up later or maybe will color it too!

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18 comments:

Kristi Valiant said...

Cute character. I like the pink on her burning cheeks.

Eugenia Gina said...

hahaha, like this, the story about the lamp-insect- attractor is so funny! :D

Paola Zakimi said...

i love it, very hard work, so funny!

Bobo Cat said...

You've captured a retrospective scene of the old days, I especially like the kerosene lamp, beautiful done.

Jess said...

I like all the details in this drawing and it's such an interesting subject!

Itziar San Vicente said...

May!

Than you so much for your nice words! I love your illustrations! they are so sweet!
The illustration of the mouse carrying teeths, it´s an old story for childrens. When a tooth falls, you save it under the pillow. Next morning you find a piece of money.

It´s like a tradition...

Diana Evans said...

wonderful work May....your details and passion really shine through your work...thanks for the words of encouragement too ...I truly appreciate it....

Connie said...

This is so wonderful. Fine drawing and thank you for sharing the story.

Eric Barclay said...

The pink coloring on her cheeks says it all. Lovely story and wonderful illustration.

rbaird said...

All my clothes would have wrinkles.
Wonderful detail!

Chickengirl said...

your drawing is so delicate and lovely! I enjoy all the little details.

MayY . C 五月媽媽 said...

Thank you all for the lovely comments. Very nice!

thedoodlegirl said...

So very cute as always!! :)

Alina Chau said...

Lovely!

Kelly Medina said...

Great illustration. The sleeping puppy is sooo cute! Wonderful details.

Gigi Moore said...

Great illo! I love your character.

gigi :O)

Faruffa said...

Adorable illo, and great lesson for the our future I think!!!

rizal said...

awesome.. interesting dan memang menarik.. huhu.. wah musti panas tuu kiri kanan..