20 Feb 2007 By Teemu


This was made for this week’s Illustration Friday – Gravity.

I’m not entirely sure if this is in fact a romantic piece, or if they’re just practicing for the annual Wife Carrying World Championships. If the latter is the case, I’m pretty sure another couple will collect the prize.

Wife carrying

In case you’re wondering – what he’s saying pretty accurately translates "I’m still up for it, my dearest sweet honey pie."

11 Responses

  1. nono oso on

    That’s hilarious. Kudos!

  2. Erika Ariente on

    very beautiful work!

  3. Flavia Ceccarelli on

    great work!

  4. enandrews on

    awesome piece!
    i love the tongue sticking out as he concentrates.

  5. Pickledog on

    Crazy Fun! Cool illo

  6. Alina Chau on

    great design and beautiful weight.

  7. Katrin on

    Haha, made my morning a bit sweeter. Absolutely great one!

  8. Teemu on

    Thank you for the comments people.

    More chubby girls probably coming up later on.

  9. Jayster on

    Great characters, and you can see the love in their expressions. Love it!

  10. erika on

    awesome work! i love your couple, so sweet.

  11. Melissa H. on

    That is great! I love the way you coloured it.