Monday, 14 January 2008

The Iron Granny






















Highway marking was in it's infancy during the 1920's. Various methods were used to apply center lines to the road surface, including stitching. This was accomplished with the use of machines, such as the Iron Granny.
My take on this week's Illustration Friday theme "stitch".
(Watercolour on Strathmore hp - 23cm x 20cm)
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7 comments:

elizabeth said...

Ha!! Very imaginative, and perfectly executed.

Dot said...

GREAT! Love the concept.

delaverobum said...

oooohhh Great illo! So original idea!

Ratlion said...

Brilliant concept! :D

Chris said...

Very creative idea!

Bernardo Díaz Carrizo said...

Excelente trabajo, me gusto mucho la idea...muy creativa.
Saludos

curlyillustrator said...

Ha ha! I love her bonnet!