Saturday, 18 February 2012

Pisces




It's time for the next Zodiac sign of the year: Pisces. And I got kind of lucky with this week's Illustration Friday prompt as well, seeing as "fluid" fits this perfectly! :)

I'm a lot happier with this one. I stylized a bit more, making for stronger shapes and a clearer overall picture. Maybe I'll redo Aquarius if I get to the end of the series. We'll see.

I'm not really into the whole astrology thing per se, so I looked for a bit of alternative info to put with this instead of the standard 'strengths and weaknesses' thing most horoscopes offer. Here's a fun little characterisation of the Pisces persona I found online (it's just for fun kids, obviously I'm not looking to offend ;))

Pisces

Everywhere you go, laughter and comedy ensue. This would be great if you were trying to be funny. You are deeply confused by the idea of sex. As far as you are concerned, if it didn't happen in "The Velveteen Rabbit", it doesn't exist. Piscean women wear long floaty dresses and enormous amounts of unusual silver jewelry. On hikes. Pisceans claim to love the stars, but the only constellation they can find is the Big Dipper. If they cannot find it, they cry. You remember what you were wearing on March 3rd, 1981 but forget your own address. You have no sense of direction. The people you find going in reverse at 70 m.p.h. on the expressway are usually Pisceans. Pisceans are most likely to die by falling out of a window or getting run over by a truck. That is, of course, unless they live with a Cancer. Pisceans are so zoned and perpetually endangered that they can bring out the maternal instincts of a Leo. Don't be fooled, however; many Pisceans can surprise you by kicking your ass and the asses of your four imaginary friends. While Leos tend to achieve the most fame in the field of entertainment, Pisceans strive to achieve historical greatness by sheer fluke. They are proud to tell you that Michelangelo, Galileo, George Washington, and Albert Einstein, none of whom had an agent, were all Pisceans. What they won't tell you is that so is Ted Kennedy. Pisceans claim to want "honest criticism" of their work. Then they commit hara-kiri on the floor when you say you don't like it. Never try to use logic with a Pisces; he or she is living about three feet off of the natural ground or in Narnia. Their tools of debate are non-sequiturs, quotes from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and, of course, crying. It wouldn't matter what linguistic devices Pisceans use to describe philosophical concepts because they aren't positive they know what they're talking about anyway. You cry over dead animals in the road but feel no remorse about mowing down humans you don't like. Cancerians say one thing and do another. Scorpios say one thing and do it just for spite. Pisceans say far too much and do whatever the hell they want.




3 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful illustration! Graet colors!

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  2. I love your style! She has such a great shape.

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  3. I love the way you drew the pisces lady body,she looks like a pin up and her curves go perfectly with the movement direction of the fishes. Nice work!!!

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