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This week, Illustration Friday has "FUEL" as its illustration theme. This is my entry. It's a combination of my watercolor technique and 'shopped enhancements.
Posted on October 22, 2011 10:30 PM
You say fuel, I say tax
You say ducks, I say quacks
You say jobs, I say hey man
You'd better take it up with the president of America
You say DEMS, I say please
Stimulus, I say geez
Health care bill, I say squeeze my
Grapes any harder at the checkpoint gate
I'll miss my flight 2 hours late
Cause all you want to talk about are
WINDMILLS!!! WINDMILLS!!! WINDMILLS!!!
They want to build more windmill farms
They want to build windmills
Paid for with promissory notes
Get bent & take your happy pills
Goofy mood. Intermittent insomnia. Hope it seems at least a little bit funny.
October 23, 2011 5:28 AM
October 23, 2011 05:28
Neat! Poignant, yet darkly whimsical.
John Cox |
October 23, 2011 9:34 AM
October 23, 2011 09:34
Matchless picture! :)
October 23, 2011 10:19 AM
October 23, 2011 10:19
this is more of a green energy book cover i would think
devon cox |
October 23, 2011 10:22 AM
October 23, 2011 10:22
Devon! Welcome! :) I agree. I was thinking "pollution"... like there's a veneer of flammable gas or oil sitting on top of the lake, ready to explode. Weee!
That was fun, T. I like your goofy moods. :) Reminds me of mine, though maybe with a touch more darkness or cynicism. Just a touch. :)
October 23, 2011 11:07 AM
October 23, 2011 11:07
Nice catch. I used the landscape background (woods=fuel) as a contrast to the burned-out match, a symbol of consumption.
John Cox |
October 23, 2011 11:23 AM
October 23, 2011 11:23
Best Queen song reference ever.
Fat bottomed pols?
Ed B |
October 24, 2011 2:32 AM
October 24, 2011 02:32
I was thinking more along the lines of Imbecile Race (& all that Jazz).
Here's a better last line, though:
"Paid for" with promissory notes
Default & push a grand tax bill
October 24, 2011 2:59 AM
October 24, 2011 02:59
And thanks, J & Z.
October 24, 2011 3:01 AM
October 24, 2011 03:01
Remember to close the cover before striking.
Doc Al |
October 25, 2011 8:44 AM
October 25, 2011 08:44
John Cox is a painter, cartoonist, and illustrator for hire. For information about purchasing existing work or commissioning new work, contact him by e-mail at john555cox [at] hotmail.com.
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