Another calender illustration

Posted on Saturday 4 July 2009

So I have been doing a calender illustration in each of last 3 years. This particular piece is actually one of the 3 sketches I submitted that didn’t get picked. (I’ll post the final piece chosen for the calender once it comes out)

It was a simple non-conceptual piece but I thought I’d share my romantic view of San Francisco!

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Those who live in the Bay Area know that this particular train doesn’t run on the hill but I just love this retro design!!

11 Comments for 'Another calender illustration'

  1.  
    July 4, 2009 | 3:55 am
     

    Beautiful work! As always.

  2.  
    July 4, 2009 | 4:12 am
     

    lovely and paceful colors. A good day to have a walk ๐Ÿ™‚

  3.  
    Tatiana
    July 4, 2009 | 10:42 am
     

    I love this piece… the composition is just beautiful!

  4.  
    July 4, 2009 | 11:51 am
     

    Great vibe you have going on there, lovely feeling of evening sunlight. How’s the pastel class going, by the way? Anything to show from it / nuglets of wisdom to pass on?

  5.  
    July 6, 2009 | 3:09 am
     

    awesome colors, as usual =]

  6.  
    JC
    July 6, 2009 | 1:32 pm
     

    that’s beautiful Dice!
    good memories. =0)

  7.  
    July 6, 2009 | 4:33 pm
     

    sweet palette and perfect point of view. Thank you for inspiring us Dice !

  8.  
    July 8, 2009 | 2:44 am
     

    Well, it doesn’t get nicer than a simple and beautiful cityscape. I do love the bay area for providing such wonderful inspiration. This is beautiful. I love sketches, at times, more than the final work.

  9.  
    July 8, 2009 | 9:49 am
     

    whew~! awesome!

  10.  
    July 10, 2009 | 12:25 pm
     

    beautiful!! ๐Ÿ˜€ Love the warm sunlight on the right of the bus!

  11.  
    July 15, 2009 | 6:54 pm
     

    –Adam
    Thank you very much!

    –Albert
    Yep! It’s a good day to have a walk…only the hill will work you out! ๐Ÿ™‚
    by the way, your mural project looks great!

    –Tatiana
    Muchas Gracias!

    –Theresa
    The class is over now but doesn’t mean I should stop painting in pastel! Obviously Bill Cone’s wisdom only can be passed along if you keep painting and I need to keep it up! Bill is amazing! He’s not only a great painter but a great teacher! I’ll post a few more of those pastel paintings from the class soon!

    –Gabriele
    thanks buddy!

    -JC
    Come back!

    –Gerald
    Merci como siempre..

    –Eli
    Thanks man! Yeah, I agree, I don’t know how I would have finished this piece had they picked this one. I probably would have ruined it.

    –Mike
    ๐Ÿ™‚

    –Charles
    Thanks a lot man!

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