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Monday, January 24, 2011

Illustration Friday : Dusty

Dusty the loveable dust mite says "Hello"!  He and his 10 million brothers and sisters can't wait to hang out with you this evening! 


Did you know that the typical bed can house up to 10 million dust mites?  Maybe more...Eek.


19 comments:

Isabelle said...

I hate dust mite but I love yours!! I really like the style and the blending of colors. Very nice work.

Beth Anne Maresca said...

I love your illustration...but I think I need to go change my sheets!

Missy said...

Ha, dusty is very cool, he made me instantly itch though, so he's very good at what he does.

Horacio said...

Great dusty!!!

Lisa Graves said...

who knew a dust mite could be so cute! Nice work.

Rubin Pingk said...

Love it. A lot of character in that little mite.

Great colors.

Janet Dibbydabby.com illustrator said...

I agree with evberyone - cute mite but oh so itchy now :-)
I really dislike them as one of our family is allergice to them and as you say - there are a lot about!

Romina said...

hahahahaha I loved the little story of dusty but man! I feel good about washing my sheets today ^^!

Viva Laundry day :)

Linda Hensley said...

I think I'll wash my sheets too, while I scratch my head. Eww. But nice illustration!

theartofpuro said...

Cool!Love the style and concept!

Marie Campbell said...

ewwww...I love him.

lucrezia said...

Heh!

Hannah Sommerville said...

I love where you took this topic. Nice illustration!

Julie Hammond said...

You did a wonderful job with this illustration but it kinda creeps me out. ick! Great work!

Heather said...

eeek is right! but i love the way you have made your dust mite cute and loveable!

Veronica said...

I love all the responses you got from your post. A great combo of gross subject and excellent illo, Jen! It makes me itchy and smile at the same time!

Shirley said...

Wow...really great illo of that creepy thing..great job!!

psychopooch said...

You've made it difficult to hate dust mites! Very nice illustration. Love the how the different colors in it's body all meld together.

calbers said...

Awesome post! But after reading the "dust mite" fact I think I'll go home and burn my mattress. Eww...