Call Me Steam

A short post today.  I fussed over this one way too much already.

It’s my take on the Illustration Friday topic of the week: “whiskers”.

I spent hours drawing and redrawing this.  There’s also a full-color version with a more elaborate “fog” effect that I actually completed first, but then I stripped it back to the essential elements and am much happier with it.

The title to today’s post comes from a song by Jeremy Enigk from his album “Return of the Frog Queen”.  He’s perhaps best known as the frontman for the band Sunny Day Real Estate.

This entry was published on November 28, 2012 at 10:54 pm. It’s filed under Digital Drawing, Figures, Illustration Friday and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

9 thoughts on “Call Me Steam

  1. really stunning-worth your time and effort. love it

  2. I like the way how you incorporate music into your artwork, Gabriel. Great whiskers illustration by the way!

  3. Steamy. This is so creative. I like the drips coming from the whiskers. Would love to see the color version, too.

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