The Money


My Daily Painters group assignment is to post a painting of something I would not normally do. I do just about everything, so I had to contemplate a bit about this. Then an ad for Geico came with the newspaper showing their little pile of money you could be saving with Geico.

When they first started this ad campaign, I thought it was kind of dumb, but now I love it. I think they should sell little piles-of-money-dolls or something. I had a lot of fun painting this one.
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16 comments:

Dana Cooper Fine Art said...

HA! Very funny Carol. Nice brushstrokes too.

Sheila said...

OMG Carol this is fabulous! I love the color palette and the easily recognizable whimsical look of the pile of dough. Great job.

Vern Schwarz said...

Carol, I've never seen this ad, but I gotta say, great job painting this. This is lovely painting even if I don't quite get it. Money doll?

Carol Nelson said...

Vern, you must not watch TV AT ALL. That Geico ad is on every time you turn around.
The pitch is that people are going about their business and they see this pile of money with big eyes staring at them. They don't know what it is, and someone says "Oh, that's the money you could be saving with Geico."
It's amusing, like all the Geico ads.

Vern Schwarz said...

Carol, I'm Canadian, we don't have TV's here yet...ha! Or should I say what's a.... I was just coming back for another look at your painting. Still great.

Delilah said...

I like the little lizard best. I hate the money ad but I just love your painting, it is wonderful

Takeyce Walter said...

HAHA! This made me smile right away! Cute!

Pilgrim said...

Your painting really cheered me up this morning: Thanks!

Dar Presto said...

you've given me a new appreciation for those commercials. This is great!

Linda Schweitzer said...

That's great! I love it!

Olga Wagner said...

How cool...What great colors!

Pamela said...

Hi, great work. I'm not a big fan of abstract, but I love
yours. I'll keep checking back to see what you have that's
new!

How to Sell Art Online said...

hehe that's a really interesting idea. I like your painting too!

Dean Grey said...

LOL!

Carol, we've found you out! You're secretly working for Geico aren't you!

Just shameless! (LOL, again)

-Dean

Carol Nelson said...

I'm glad you got a hoot out of this one, Dean, but I am NOT working for Geico...I'd probably be making a LOT more of those little piles of money. LOL

Tina Steele Lindsey said...

That is hilarious! That ad cracks me up and just coming across that little iconic 'thingy' was great. Glad I came across this blog where you have a wonderful sense of humor and great painting style.