Sunday, October 18, 2009

Frozen

Mr. Shackleton enjoyed thawing out with a stiff Shirley Temple and his trusty pipe.

Acrylic on Canvas Board, 8x10

67 comments:

Linda Kay said...

cute, very serious looking guy!

krisztina maros said...

wow, an acrylic work by you! so pretty penguin, i love him!

cata said...

Wow! Acrylic!
Adorable character, Eric.
Cata

Peter Breese said...

Nice buddy! Great take on the word. I will definitely invite this chap to my next soiree!

ArtSparker said...

A distinguished character.

Shirley said...

How awesome is this amazing penguin. Really great work!!!

E. Thompson said...

Love the vest and eyeglass. Maybe he's contemplating changing his Shirley Temple to a stout glass of Port...ahaha. Nicely done and in acrylic too.

Philip Morgan said...

Ha! He's great! Love him.

dthaase said...

This is a fun - nicely done.

Ginger*:) said...

What... no slippers? Very nicely done!

Pirusca said...

Very nice!

littlemissmachete said...

Eric!!! awesome! Love this penguin... In fact, would love to sit with him for a chat... and a drink ;o)

Francisco Martins said...

Hi Eric!
Ha! This one is so cute!!! what a distinguished guy he is! :)

Francisco Martins

Francisco Martins said...

Hi Eric!
Ha! This one is so cute!!! what a distinguished guy he is! :)

Francisco Martins

Alissa said...

Love it! So charming, and a great way to thaw out!

michael robertson said...

beautiful work, eric..I love the bubble pipe!

ValGalArt said...

heehee, he is a dapper fellow :)

Tomás Serrano said...

This Lord Penguin is full of humor. He could be a good but distant friend of your V elephant, he, he.

Jmontiel said...

Great work, Eric!!! I love the penguin.

Caroline said...

Always love to see what you come up with Eric - super character again!

Stephen said...

Enjoyable!

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

Oh we know who this is Eric P. Barclay!! It's YOU!!! Yes, I know that distinguished look anywhere. And that pipe sure smells wonderful. What's that apple crisp favored?? My, my don't you look dapper??? Great illustration. Of course he's a character and the colors are so wonderfully refreshing. Great work Mr. E.P.Barclay. We'll meet you in the study over Brandy to talk about global warming and how it's affecting you these days. he he he he!!!

Valerie Lorimer said...

Awesome illustration Eric! Your penguin is so full of character.

MONICA said...

Wow, penguin it´s so cute, very serious looking guy.
Have a nice week, Eric :)
Kind regards!

Dot said...

So cute... and so classy!

Xavier Salomó said...

Another very good job, Eric. Congrats!

roberta baird said...

I'd say Old Chap.... he's absolutely charming!

Kelly Light said...

He's a chill bird!- I love his wardrobe!

Cheryl Lynn said...

I SIMPLY LOVE MR SHACKLETON! Oh Eric, this is so grand. Mr. Shackleton is such a dapper gentlement. I love his fashion savvy, that vest is superb!

Have a wonderful week, Sir Eric.

Candace Trew Camling said...

oooh a shirley temple sounds delicious! very cute.

Mia Charro said...

hehehehe this illo is really cool and funny, he´s the 007 of the penguins

Alicia Padrón said...

How cool is Mr Shakleton! This is the first time I see you use acrylic, it's great Eric :o)

Food and Drugs said...

Normally, penguins have to bear the butler's stereotype. Surely Mr Shackleton is very proud of retelling the story.
:-)

theartofpuro said...

Lovely penguin,he's for sure a vip penguin:)

Art Fan Ako said...

Sophisticated peguin!

Bobo said...

Looks very relaxing, Mr. Penguin! Another charming character, Eric!

Edrian Thomidis said...

Eric, Why did I think you were an Illustrator (digi-paints) guy? This is acrylic? wow! amazing! When are you going to sell your artwork? Love it!

yoon see said...

Very cute character, I super love it!
You are always my inspiration Eric.
Love the message you have sent for sister Vanessa and her gifts to you are darling!
Take care!

Mary Hall said...

What a great character - very dapper - he's great!

Amy C said...

Oh Mr Shackleton is a hoot, looks like he downed his Shirley Temple in one gulp.
This is adorable Eric

Jannie aka Chickengirl said...

This is the most distinguished penguin I've seen in a long time :-)

fashion fucsia said...

Wow!! I love Mr. Shackleton, is a super stylish penguin! And is acrylic! well done Eric!
^_^

Faruffa said...

this is so lovely!!!

aurangelica said...

I like your style, nice work!

Bella Sinclair said...

A painting, a painting! Wahooooo! So fantastic. Love his vest. And I see he likes TWO cherries in his Shirley Temple, just like me!

Ely'sa Castro said...

wouuuuuu genial!!

shawn said...

Whadda perfect name.. Mr. Shackleton.... it's so fitting for such a dapper penguin!

tina kugler said...

love it!

nina seven said...

this is great, eric. it's fun to see an acrylic piece from you, it looks really similar to your digi work!

paula said...

What a dapper boy! And your piece scanned well, too!

Pencil Pocket said...

I LOVE this Eric! What a well tailored penguin! Brilliant work. I'd hang it in my living room! :)

woody said...

This is awesome Eric! I believe Mr. Shackleton was indeed frozen.

anna wadham said...

the smartest penguin I've ever seen, such style!

Asja said...

he is so incredibly charming!

thedoodlegirl said...

Loving that monocle! What a fun character!

MONICA said...

¡Hi Eric! only for deserve nice weekend :) thanks for your coments with your kinder worlds.

Kaili said...

It so "cool" to see another medium by you Eric! Fantastic work.

Mônica said...

Wow, Eric, a master in acrylic as well! I just love your colors!

This is one cool penguin, and I'd love his vest! Such elegance and finesse! :-)

life without novacaine said...

Awesome. And look, you can paint too! Your style doesn't change much from digital to paint. It's all wonderful!
I just love the cherries in his martini glass!

FRANK M HANSEN said...

Another great illo. Like the texture and light color, plus the expression.

Artemis Wilde said...

I'm a little late, but very nice! Great character.

Michelle Schrad said...

Your work is lovely! I'm a big fan of the penguin.

Ken said...

haha! awesome... love his description

damon said...

love it

Lisa M Griffin said...

AH, so cute. I love this penguin character... he is rather debonair!
Thanks for sharing.

Maya Hanisch said...

I loveeeee your work, I have no words.....just a big hug from Chile,
Ill be back again and again,
congrats,
Maya

Happy Little Atom said...

Is Mr. Shackleton friends with Jacque-Pierre? If not, they should meet! Very loverly.