Note: Prints of this mug are already available, but not through me, through the *ArtistsForCharity project. You can find them here: [link]
Never underestimate the imagination of a child, especially on a rainy day
Well, if you still haven't heard of it by now, there's a great group getting started on deviantART,
. It's a great program with artists donating prints to sell with %100 of the profit going to UNICEF.
I really wanted to put together a mug design for them that would carry some of that 'childhood spark' as it were, and I had a couple ideas, but nothing that really grabbed me. Then *Jasmeralda
suggested doing something along the lines of little buccaneer piece I did way back when ( [link]
). I started playing with it, then she suggested having them play 'spaceman' instead of pirate and suddenly, it all came together.
So here he is, the intrepid hero rescuing the damsel in distress from the clutches of the dangerous inhabitants of the planet Tehd-D (don't let that cuddly face fool you, they're really quite vicous
Remember, %100 of the profit on the sale of this mug will be going to UNICEF, so go check it out over at the AfC [link]
and while you're there, check out some of the other great prints and products for sale. It's a great way to support a wonderful organization and the arts at the same time. Doesn't get any better than that, right?