Sunday, January 10, 2010

New Year's Wish

Wishing all of you a year of wildness, wonder & peace.

Illo from The Old Man and the Cat, by Anthony Holcroft, to be published by Penguin NZ.

Acrylic on text & maps (from antique sources) on canvas, 9"x12".

29 comments:

Christy Croll (tiddly inks) said...

I love your style and art...it is gorgeous.

Juan said...

Wonderful piece Leah!
Have a great Year!

johanna said...

Happy New Year, Leah! Hoping to see a lot more of your amazing art this year :-)

dthaase said...

this is a fantastic piece (I love your style) - makes me want to join the guy on the edge of the lake and dream a bit with him...

Andrew said...

wow, I like your work, great colour and feeling

Koldo said...

Naomi and I are so proud to have one like this in our livingroom, placed by my most beloved imagination books.

I love the most the misty dreaming feeling of the landscape!

roberta baird said...

I could use a little wildness, wonder and peace... and the same to you!
This illo is magical!

Jack Foster said...

Leah! Your blog is amazing! Love all your stuff! You have a very entertaining style. Glad I stopped by>

Krista said...

Wonderful! This is very peaceful. Lovely style!

Cathie said...

very nice, love the mysterious quality of it.

k.h.whitaker said...

this is wonderful and I love the coloring

AtelierBrigitte said...

What a wonderful piece!

Susan Beth Studio said...

Beautiful piece, so relaxing, wish I was there!

Shirley said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Happy New Year to you, too - this piece has such a beautiful, peaceful mood.

Indigene said...

Absolutely stunning! The colors take my breath away!

AtelierBrigitte said...

If you send me your mailaddress (you can find mine on my website), I'll send you the recipe of the Christmas Cake ;)

thefridayfrog said...

you had me with the shins. ")))

a gorgeous piece, leah! i love the breaking out of the frame. perfectly done. :)

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tusen said...

beautiful and so with so many lovely details (e.g. the animals in the grass and trees)
I love the man's expression, too.

kathy hare said...

a magical illustration..

elizabeth said...

Beautiful! Love the purple shadows.

Valerie Lorimer said...

Wonderful piece, Leah! So well done.

Fifi Colston said...

Hi there, I was the first illustrator for Anthony's picture book, The Old Man and The Cat- 1984. Our styles are very different- be great to see the book when it comes out. Have fun and enjoy the ride!
cheers Fifi

Fifi Colston said...

ps- forgot to say your work is gorgeous!

Hasna'a said...

Hey Leah

I had started a blog some time ago myself that i somewhat abandoned. Today I thought to come here and see what others have posted in relation to their art and your style is definetely unique and shows a richness in color and texture that i can appreciate.
take care

peace and blessings

Vodka Mom said...

absolutely fantastic.

SnoW whiTe said...

I love your artwork! ;)
i wanna be ur follower.

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