Friday, 17 July 2009

Illustration Friday "Hollow"

"You say Good Buy, I say Hollow"

I remember as a kid always feeling disappointed that chocolate Easter Eggs weren't solid. Of course, as an adult, I can see how impractical (and expensive) a solid egg of chocolate would be. Still as an ungrateful and selfish youngster you can't help but feel a little cheated when you hear that unmistakable hollow crack as you try to stuff as much into your mouth as possible. Kids huh?

It's been a long time between blog drinks(or "blinks" if you like). Works been a bit crazy, which is always a good thing. Hopefully I can share some more stuff soon.

Thanks for stopping by.


  1. nice!-I felt exactly the same way as a kid, chris. Great disappointed expression on the kids face. Looking forward to more of your posts-it's been way too long!

  2. Oh man Chris you really hit the nail on the head! I had this same experience and to this day I have an unconscious internal mechanism that feels the weight of a piece of chocolate to immediately asses whether it is hollow or solid. Brilliant post and equally brilliant illo. Love that t-shirt too!

  3. Wonderful're totally right about those darned hollow eggs. Great illustration - the expression is perfect.

  4. So sad hahahaha poor kid :P awesome stuff in this blog. Cheers

  5. Chris - YOU ROCK. Thanks SO much for the pearls of wisdom you left on my blog re: my poll. I appreciate your having taken the time to enlighten me of the potential power of the blog...(whodathunk?!) So I am SO excited about this, and it only makes me want to work harder, and better at putting the right foot out there.

    CONGRATULATIONS on your new book deal! You are definitely, definitely deserved and so talented. You'll have to keep your blog fans alert as to when it'll be out there for all to see/purchase. Thank you again - you've helped a great deal in my quest!

  6. Wow man!!
    Great job!!
    Simply fantastic!!

  7. That's one disappointed kid. Darth Vader shirt is cool :)

  8. Love the T shirt... is this a self portrait (the whole thing I mean...I know you aren't Darth Vader...are you?). I agree about the whole solid choc con but then again there is something enticing about smashing the egg, kind like opening a jar of coffee foil top :) Glad you are too busy, well done!

  9. Ha ha! I love the exrepssion in his face! Perfect, I can feel tath sentiment!

  10. ha!ha!ha!
    That's funny!
    this is fantastic!!!


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