First Sale

posted on 26th of july, 2010

I'm very grateful to the first person to purchase one of my illustrations through Dreamstime.

This particular image was inspired by the poisoning of the oceans through our demands for fossil fuels. I am so passionate about this subject that I sold my car a few years ago. My family and I rely on bikes, public transit and feet.

Like most of my illustrations, it started as a sketch, inked, scanned and traced in Illustrator. From there I colored it in. The drilling platform was added from scratch upon recommendation of my daughter.

Hoping I can keep those kinds of sales going up to a few times per day!

Comments (15)

Posted by Theblackrhino on February 16, 2014
Thanks everyone!
Posted by Martoon on February 12, 2014
Your passion is admirable. :o)
Posted by Viktor50 on July 28, 2010
Posted by Wildmac on July 27, 2010
Congratulations! They picked a great image :)
Posted by Hlehnerer on July 27, 2010
Posted by Grinbank on July 27, 2010
Congrats amigo!
Posted by Theblackrhino on July 27, 2010
Thanks everyone. I really appreciate the encouragement. It's rough out here!
Posted by Mariaam on July 27, 2010
Congratulations! Great illustration with a very good concept. Wish you many more sales!
Posted by Thanatonautii on July 27, 2010
Congratulations for the first one! Wonderful drawing!
Posted by Cipriansalceanu on July 27, 2010
Congrats! and more to come!!!
Posted by Unteroffizier on July 27, 2010
Haha. Congratulation on your maiden sale. Wish you more sales to come, going exclusive and so on . . .
Posted by Youths on July 26, 2010
Congratulations!! ^0^
Posted by Youths on July 26, 2010
Congratulations!! ^0^
Posted by Py2000 on July 26, 2010
Posted by smartview27 on July 26, 2010

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Photo credits: Eric Basir.

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