Willie The Pig

As a bit of back story, the city I live in acquired several statues last year for our downtown. One in particular received a lot of attention for better or worse. It was the statue of a red pig, a sow actually, affectionately dubbed Willie the Red Pig. A few days ago, that statue was stolen in broad daylight and is valued at $6000 so her return could result in a felony offense. The day before this happened I was tasked with creating a cartoon of “Willie” for an events poster that will be used to highlight events to take place from summer through the Christmas season. I wasn’t sure if I should continue to draw her, but my love of drawing animals prevailed and I just went for it. If they choose to use her or not, I’ve done what I set out to do and I’m loving her already! We miss you Willie, please come home soon. 😦


2 responses to “Willie The Pig

  1. Aww! Poor Willie! I hope she is returned! Great illustration! Love the bold linework & colors!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 8 other followers


Blog Stats

  • 2,926 hits


%d bloggers like this: