The text and paintings on The Trowbridge Chronicles are taken from the illustrated journal of Violet Trowbridge, a shrew that once lived in a village deep in the Olympic Rain Forest. Each new post will represent a portion of Mrs. Trowbridge’s journal.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

THEY WERE OPPOSITES.

Up to this point I have chosen pages from Mrs. Trowbridge's journal that reflect the fun and adventurous side of life in Huckleberry Hollow. But, like anyone who journals, she wrote pages that were filled with fear and sorrow too. This is one of her saddest pages.


20 comments:

Amy Zaleski said...

That is so cute and sad at the same time. Just adorable. I can't stop looking at the gorgeous island scene (would work for 'Skyline' as well) you created. What nice effects you've created with the sunset and its reflection in the water. A nice tribute to Skylar.

carla said...

Oh...this is so sad. Poor little Skylar! I do love the beautiful seashore you painted in his memory. There's such a lovely glow and reflection from the sun.

penelope said...

Please link to a static page next week by clicking on the date of your entry. :)

A static page is linked to your blog's time and date. Go to your blog, click on the time and date of your post. You'll notice that the window changes to only show that one particular post. That is the url you should use to link to Illustration Friday. That way, in the future, when people go looking for your post, they will find it easily.

Visit the "About" section on Illustration Friday to find out more...

Thank you!

penelope

Loni said...

Nice job Bron! I love your chronicles. What a great idea :) Your work is fantastic and an inspiration too!

michael dailey said...

a sad posting but a wonderful illo. lov the shimmer of the sun on the water. great colors

Toni said...

How strange it is to read such a sad journal entry.
But their life reflects ours.
Beautiful sunset for a beautiful memory.

HARDWAX said...

Beautiful sad story of Skylar-he's so cute. The painting is serene and warm, perfect for his story. Love your work!

mishka said...

Very beautiful.

Alina Chau said...

Poetic and beautiful!

Tulipland said...

very very beautiful!

scribblesk said...

Tragic and lovely!

Christine Lim Simpson said...

I feel for Skylar for losing his best friend. I lost two friends (one in sickness and another in a car accident)when I was little.

A beautiful sunset reminds one that time and tide waits for no man. Live in full every second of one's life.

Twisselman said...

Beautiful wild rose (is that also called a 'rock' rose?) and sunset scene.

tiffinix said...

Oh my Mrs. T!! Poor Skylar!! So sad! But a gorgeous - seriously - island and sunset! Wow!!

Ginger*:)* said...

This is the most beautiful sunset i have ever seen. Skylar must be looking down on it from Shrew heaven. There is a tenderness here that carries the warm whispers of gentle breezes and the slight sound of the rippling waters.

Sherry said...

A beautifully written and touching story. . .

Princess Pepper Cloud said...

You really do a fine job of describing the world with imagination but also reality. I am very sorry for Skylar and Nils. We watched the Parrots of telegraph Hill recently and we were also saddened at one of the Parrots demise by a hawk, but, we love hawks too.

ValGalArt said...

This is so personal and moving. Thank you for sharing the sad in your world as that is the Tao of Life

The Tart said...

Lovely & sad.

Smooch,
The Tart
; *

olga said...

Olga:
This is the most beautiful thing in the world great job