One of my favorite drawings ever done by Allie Brosh is this one:
|This is totes too awesome for words.|
last article on Sparknotes.com. It was done on paint.net, and it took me forever plus infinity to adequately capture the style, so I'll be going back to bean people for now. ANYWAY, if you haven't read Hyperbole and a Half, you SERIOUSLY have to. It will change your life. Most likely.
Allie Brosh, I salute you.
First of all, this post was SUPPOSED to go up at the same time as the SL article, but Blogger was experiencing technical difficulties and was down for maintenance. So I only just now get to respond to the hatred! YAAAAY!
So apparently I'm a total idiot and I forgot to add in my article that the above drawing is homage to Allie Brosh. I hadn't really thoroughly read the article once it was posted and just did now as I was linking to it for this post. LOOKS LIKE I HAVE SOME SERIOUS HATRED GOING ON. Which is justified, since CLEARLY that was a Hyperbole and a Half inspired drawing that I created. Here's some clarification for anyone who is angry about my own illustration styles versus any other blogger:
The above illustration uses a style I call "bean people" in my head, because they look like beans and they're incredibly easy to draw. This is my general go to style. I like the dots for eyes and the coloring outside of the lines because I think it's cute. Occasionally I'll do something with their eyes if I want to give them a stronger expression. Other examples of illustration styles I sometimes use include:
THE POINT OF THIS IS TO EXPLAIN THAT I'M NOT A CHEATING COPY CAT. Credit where credit is due.