Grounded

This watercolor is yet another Illustration Friday illustration. The word of the week is, “grounded”. This disappointed World War One pilot is going nowhere. I contemplated using French Great War uniforms because they are made of a lovely shade of horizon blue cloth. However, I wanted a sign in English and that did not make much sense if they were soldiers in the French army. These are important things to consider when you are making a quick watercolor illustration.

Grounded

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13 thoughts on “Grounded

  1. Alan Brown says:

    love it, his face is priceless.

  2. Cindy D. says:

    Nicely done! I love the characters and outfits. Great plane, too!

  3. Drawrite says:

    I love this illustration!

  4. AshleyRose says:

    This is great! I love watercolor style and the great expressions on the characters faces. Only one panel yet the feel and emotions of the joke are totally conveyed. Great job!

  5. Nathan says:

    Like the picture. It captures the historic antipathy between the air and ground services. Army joke: “What is the first thing the Airforce builds when they get in-country? A golf course.” Looks like the RAF should have put up a tent instead. Or maybe the pilot’s in Time-out, that new type of punishment the military will probably adopt when our gutless civy culture inevitably pollutes the service.

  6. Adrienne May says:

    You consistently produce such clever interpretations of the IF topics. Kudos!

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