Friday Favorites : Mesmerizing

This week’s Illustration Friday topic was ‘mesmerizing’ and, honestly, there were many entries that I could have easily stared at for days. But, then I wouldn’t have been able to pick my favorites to share with you. And that would be sad. Maybe. Right?


Mesmerizing by Kathleen Jennings

This looks exactly like a page out of a vintage book. So well done.



Mesmerising by Suky Goodfellow

Wonderful use of colors and texture to create the swirling tendrils of smoke.



Sin Título by Belén Moreno

Beautiful and truly mesmerizing.



Mesmerizing by Caitlin Rose

Nice to look at and educational. It doesn’t get any better than that. Also, I love the expression on the little fish’s face.



Mesmerizing Koi by Paula Kuitenbrouwer

So tranquil and beautifully rendered.



Mesmerizing by Roberta Baird

I have always loved Vincent Price and his expression is captured just perfectly here.



Mesmerizing by Gynux

Such an excellent expression – truly captures the essence of being mesmerized.



Mesmerizing by Jane Grant Tentas

A great interpretation of the topic and so nicely done.



Mesmerizing by Nelleke Verhoeff

Completely mesmerizing. Just try to stop staring at it. Really, go ahead, try.



Mesmerizing by Bethanie Murguia

Such an adorable illustration – the dogs’ inquisitive posture is captured so well.



Mermaid by Audrey Ang

The colors, the textures, the details – what’s not to love about this one?



Mesmerizing by Ray Ferguson

If Smokey knows what’s good for him, he’ll back out the door very slowly right….NOW!


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5 thoughts on “Friday Favorites : Mesmerizing

  1. Many thanks for adding my drawing of koi. What a very nice surprise! And what a mesmerizing collection of drawings, paintings and illustrations. I will check all the websites to enjoy them in detail.
    Cheers, Paula Kuitenbrouwer owner of Mindful Drawing

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