14.7.06

Illustration Friday - Aging



Today I woke up old. I am all wrinkled. Where did my youth go? What have I done with my life? Who is this woman in the mirror? How many years I still have to live? Why the time is passing me by so quickly? Will I be alive when my son marries? Who will die first, me or my husband? Is my skin too dry? Will I be able to earn money 10 years from now? Will I have cancer or other serious disease? Am I still attractive? Why am I not happy? Aging is not easy.

14 comentários:

JO disse...

I like your image on aging. I feel this way often.

Cez disse...

Great question for great illo!!!!!
Complètement d'accord avec toi!!!!

Rrramone disse...

I love this post. Your questions are so real. Which, by the way, makes you really attractive. So there.

Edric Hsu disse...

I've only just come across your sketches, but I am now a fan already! Nice work! I love the look of your "Aging", now I can't wait to see your "Sacrifice"! :D

Kaya disse...

THis is beautiful, so powerful and lush! Great central figure.

Kaya disse...

p.s. I feel this way more often than I'd like.

annax disse...

You are such a brilliant artist! I simply love your Klimt drawings!! Such an inspiration!

Amy Zaleski disse...

Well, we all ask these questions of ourselves, don't we? I wonder, do men wonder about their attractiveness as they age the way women do? And is this a similar quandary in Brazil as in America? I love this illustration. I love the sense of panic your woman seems to have with all these questions burdening her. Excellent work as usual. Your site is a treat to visit every week!!

Stacia disse...

The hands clutched in the hair speak volumes. I like the coloring and hand written text...

Anônimo disse...

I've been feeling this way lately, which is a shame because I'm barely old enough to have these kind of thoughts. It's scary to think about aging and all the things you thought you'd accomplish by a certain time in your life. love the written element, and the style is really great.

Tulipland disse...

great illo!

Gerald disse...

Oh, I love your style!!! I have added you to my links. I shall return regularly :)

lil kim disse...

nice illo - i know the feeling!

Digital Scott's illustrationblog disse...

Really great! I like the style, everything comes together really well.