Illustration Friday: Lesson

UPDATE : I completed the background on this illustration and am really happy with how it turned out. You can view the final version HERE.

Dance has always been a major part of my life. I spent twelve years in dance classes growing up. Also, my husband and I have been members of a local ballroom dancing club for several years. When the topic for this week’s Illustration Friday was posted, I knew I wanted to depict some sort of dance lesson.

I decided to have a bit of fun and play with the characters a bit this week. This couple may seem a little mismatched but they are totally smitten with one another. He finally mustered up enough courage to ask her to dance… and they quickly found they are naturals on the dance floor. I wish them lots of luck with love.

I will be working on the background and will post up the final piece once it is done. Just wanted to make sure you all have a chance to share their joy in the meantime. As always… constructive criticism is welcome and appreciated!!!

8 Responses to Illustration Friday: Lesson
  1. Janet
    May 2, 2011 | 1:20 am

    Thats really sweet! An unlikely but lovely couple 🙂

  2. Alison Kolesar
    May 2, 2011 | 7:51 am

    Great characters and great movement in the illustration.

  3. Gigi
    May 2, 2011 | 2:23 pm

    This is a funny piece. Love the combination of characters you chose. This color pencil right? Beautiful done, look forward to seeing the final piece. :O)

  4. Jeanette
    May 2, 2011 | 5:08 pm

    Very nice!

  5. Rumisu
    May 3, 2011 | 1:41 pm

    i love the facial expression of the lion 🙂 nicely drawn 🙂

  6. jack foster
    May 3, 2011 | 5:06 pm

    Wonderfully enchanting Andi!

  7. Sarah Melling
    May 4, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    Wonderful! I love seeing it with and without the background…both are lovely in their own way.

  8. Your Name
    May 6, 2011 | 4:38 am

    Your caricatures are outstanding!

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