Monday, March 8, 2010

Cactus Monday: "Rushin' Around"

Last night I was up late working on a project for one of the radio stations I do work for.  I was given 4 days to design a van wrap (YIKES!!!), and the illustration above is sort of similar to the design I submitted today.  I want to keep the real design under "wraps", (har har!) until the production is complete.  With all that is going on, I'm trying to best utilize my time so I can do all of the things I want to do/need to do and still get to submit a post for Cactus Monday.  Please keep in mind that this is super thrown together. 

This concept made me think of two things.

1.  I'll just use my existing art and create a cactus van!
2.  Wouldn't it be super cool to have my little Rav 4 wrapped in my very own design with illustrations?!!!

How cool would that be?  Of course, you would be able to spot me miles away in every direction, and that could be good and bad.  I would have to be less of a lead foot driving around with a shameless self promotion vehicle to avoid getting mean emails since it will be plastered on it.  Unfortunately, I always seem to be in a big hurry kinda like I am today!  Also, I wonder how a vinyl car wrap would withstand a blistering Arizona summer.  Just some random thoughts! 


Diana Evans said...

hahahaha...your humour is the best Cynthia!!! how cool is that...a van wrap!!! how big do you have to make that piece?

I would love a car with all of my illustrations on that is cool!!!

Have a wonderful Monday and thank you for all your sweet are awesomeeeeeeeeee!!!!


Teri C said...

That is certainly a great use of your time.
Where can I buy one of these van wraps? It looks so great!


Cynthia DiBlasi said...

LOL! I'm glad you appreciate my loopy sense of humor Diana!

I designed this for a full size cargo van on all 4 sides of the vehicle. It's going to be a complete body wrap. I provided a vector so that they can scale it to whatever size they need. I love doing projects I've never done, and the bigger, the better!

I'm not sure how much something like this costs, or where to get it done. But I bet if you google it you can find a place in your area. I think it's cheaper than getting a car painted. If I get a new car, maybe I'll keep my current one and think about doing it!

Julie said...

Hi Cynthia! Happy Cactus Monday! Neat project here...awesome actually! I hope you can get a photo of the finished product! Good luck with your move out to AZ! I am jealous! :)

Diana Evans said...

you are so so cuteeeeeeeeee!!! I always love you visits and your great comments Cynthia....thank you for being a wonderful friend!!!

I am so blessed to have met you!!!

p.s. I love the new banner looks awesome!!!

and I can only imagine how much fun you will have decorating the new house....that is so much fun!!! I am doing a little here and there and I am having a blast and finding inspiration is so much fun too.....

Wishing you a wonderful week!!!


deepazartz said...

Lovely design, Cynthia!
Love the illo...The way u've incorporated it here is too cool.


Ebie said...

The van wrap is the coolest idea of "free advertisement"

Your illustration is pretty!

Show us your final product!

marianne said...

Hi Cynthia
I imagine you being very busy about to a warm place (wish I could say that;))
Your new bloglook is great Love that banner!
So much exciting things going on in your life! Enjoy it!

Happy Cactus Monday! (know I am late, but I am most of the time, since I go to bed when most of you across the ocean post.....)

Evelyn Howard said...

I like your livery. I'd love a car with succulents photos - jelly beans succulents on a little smart car... lol, I don't think my husband will approve.

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Cynthia DiBlasi said...

WOW, that's some effective web crawling! If I keep your ad on here anonymous, can I get a freebie? :P

jyothisethu said...

the van is beautiful...
sure, the original will be best...
eager to see that design also...

messyfish said...

I want a cactus car or van!!!