Thursday, June 17, 2010


It's almost Friday again and I haven't participated in Illustration Friday for many months, but was totally inspired by last Friday's theme/project. It only took me until Thursday to actually do it! :)

Kelly Light decided to start a blog called Ripple as a vehicle for donating money to either The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies or The International Bird Rescue Research Centre to help the animal victims of the Deep Water Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. Each 2.5" x 3.5" sketchcard costs $10, all donations going directly to the organization of your choice. So far she has raised over $3000! Please check it out and spread the word!

Drop in the Bucket (#556) is my donation, done using mixed drawing media on archival black Stonehenge paper.


Blogger justdoodleit said...

This is beautiful...has a nice folk art vibe!

18/6/10 6:03 a.m.  
Blogger p said...

fun stuff andrea, good juju

18/6/10 7:28 a.m.  
Blogger Tessa said...

Wonderful contribution - it has a kind of African rhythm to it. Love it!

18/6/10 10:15 a.m.  
Blogger San said...

Love the Islander feel of this, the repetitive "ripple effect," which is perfect for this important cause.

18/6/10 10:40 a.m.  
Blogger valerie walsh said...

awesome! it weaves a consistency in your art that i love :D
i want to do this I still have not and planned to but i had to post something because i waited till the last minute but i will make something for ripple and be good like you ;)

18/6/10 5:11 p.m.  
Anonymous Cynthia said...

Excellent cause and BEAUTiful submission!

19/6/10 8:30 a.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Thanks, all. I was pleased to see that it sold almost immediately and Cathy Reeve, if you're listening, I'll pop it in the post tomorrow!

19/6/10 8:37 a.m.  

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