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Illustration Friday—Yield

March 14, 2012

It happens every year,” exclaimed Zorra Zebra. “We watch Zoe ‘yield’ to that gosh darn giraffe Joey. He convinces her stripes are out, dots are in, then shamelessly proceeds to unravel her and applique his vision of perfection on her butt. It’s sabotage! She loses her identity and it always takes us weeks to weave her back into the herd.”

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18 Comments leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    March 14, 2012 6:35 am

    This is one of your best – great story line! Mom

  2. March 14, 2012 6:54 am

    Brilliant – I love it! Such wonderful colours, too 🙂

  3. March 14, 2012 7:25 am

    So creative. I love the contrast of the spots and stripes!!

  4. March 14, 2012 8:19 am

    Wow. What a creative idea and beautifully executed.

  5. Anonymous permalink
    March 14, 2012 8:56 am

    Penny – LOVE IT !!!!

  6. March 14, 2012 9:18 am

    OMG! P!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is so amazingly creative. I LOVE IT! Welcome back and boy are you every back stronger than ever. Even the storyline is sheer perfection.

  7. Crazy Cat Girl permalink
    March 14, 2012 9:18 am

    Beautiful illustration and an amazing concept too. Love it! 🙂

  8. March 14, 2012 10:28 am

    Oh, Penelope! I giggled and laughed myself silly after seeing this wonderful drawing. You are amazing, my Friend! LOL This just fills my eyes.

  9. March 14, 2012 10:47 am

    wow that is so original (i guess in the animal world) humans always try to take on other identities. beautiful drawing

  10. March 14, 2012 1:08 pm

    Beautiful work, I love the concept.

  11. March 14, 2012 2:15 pm

    Very funny and gorgeous work….

  12. March 14, 2012 8:05 pm

    Okay, Penny, you easily win the award for the most wonderfully creative interpretation of the topic! Like so many of your pieces, it just begs for a whole story to be built around it. It’s just so beautiful…

  13. Hilary Fordyce permalink
    March 15, 2012 6:37 am

    Love these pictures!!

  14. March 15, 2012 11:14 am

    Funny and clever!Love the concept:)

  15. March 15, 2012 1:48 pm

    Wonderful! Really beautiful illustration, fantastic story.
    So very creative, this must have been fun to do!

  16. March 15, 2012 5:49 pm

    GREAT concept, and captivating illustration!

  17. March 17, 2012 7:15 pm

    Your illustrations are a joy! I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blog Award. Join in if you like but there is no obligation to participate…the award is still yours as a gift…you deserve the recognition. I have so enjoyed your blogs and wish to thank you for sharing. And in this way I can share your blog with others who may not have found you as yet. For more info go to

  18. March 21, 2012 10:25 pm

    This is great! So clever! 🙂

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