Jimmy the Magical Giraffe

Jimmy the Magical Giraffe

Once scorned and exiled by his fellow stuffed animals, Jimmy learned the art of levitation from a wandering gypsy and began gathering as many type-7 rainbow clouds as he could manage. Harnessing the ultimate power of the rainbow ether, he plans to build a superlaser capable of wiping out a small city with a concentrated blast of sparkley-happiness.

Illustration Friday: Smitten

Smitten Giraffe
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Sometimes it doesn’t pay to be the tallest thing around…

Well, here’s my first entry for Illustration Friday, where you get a new topic every Friday, and then have a week to illustrate it.

Needless to say, the word smitten (this week’s topic) is quite adept bringing to mind all manner of sentimental mushiness, but one must not overlook its more literal, though seldom-used, definition.

It just so happens that I find the latter infinitely more fun to illustrate.