About the design
on January 16, 2010
It was without hesitation or warning that that The Agreeable Mr. Filagree make his presence known. The aftermath of his departure looked no more disturbing to him then a table of left behind crumbs.
Make no mistake that be common cuttlefish is indeed a predator, gifted with the ability to alter it's appearance in the most fascinating ways, it's talent for deception is most admirable and fearful.
The idea for this was to take a man and a cuttlefish and see what would happen if I were combine the two. The result is a very charming gentlemen with well groomed bearded tentacles in a filagree arrangement that could and probably will eat you at the drop of a hat.
About the trend: Simply Complicated.
There are only two things I can be certain of as far as trends go.
People love them, and people hate them.
I try to ignore them as much as possible because catering to them would just leave me baffled and confused, that said it is important to make things that people like.
All I can do in that regard is to make a design that has a good balance, even flow, consistent lines, and a pinch of intrigue without being to obvious or under bearing.
Maroon is the new black.
Soft pastel colors to balance out the neon 80's palette
Illustrative line work.
Thank you for taking the time to view and rate my design, please do tell your friends about me, This contest is a great opportunity for me and winning it would greatly help promote my unique vision of what art is and more importantly what it can be.