What cute lions are these?
August 5, 2010 11:34 AM   Subscribe

Does anyone recognize these lion illustrations as part of a larger series, or were they a one-off? I'm looking for a reference image I can use to decorate my daughter's birthday cake. These are so cute, and almost perfect, but I'd love to see more, if they exist. Other recommendations for cute female lion cub references are welcome, too. Thanks for your help!
posted by littlegreenlights to Grab Bag (9 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Argh! :) The second image here.
posted by littlegreenlights at 11:35 AM on August 5, 2010


They remind me of the Charmin bears.
posted by kimdog at 11:42 AM on August 5, 2010


TinEye says Lioness Graphics.
posted by zamboni at 11:43 AM on August 5, 2010 [1 favorite]


Specifically, Mother's Day.
posted by zamboni at 11:46 AM on August 5, 2010


It reminds me of (it is not, but) Baby Einstein lions.

Do you like Dick Bruna? (Lousy pic but the library would be fruitful and he's a nice clean, easy-to-reproduce lion)
posted by kmennie at 11:48 AM on August 5, 2010


That said, the artist's running a business, and needs to eat. Think about commissioning a custom illustration just for the cake.
posted by zamboni at 11:49 AM on August 5, 2010 [1 favorite]


Try this t-shirt vendor.
posted by sciencegeek at 12:09 PM on August 5, 2010


Thank you for the fast find, zamboni, and for teaching me how to fish. No time for a commission this time, but I'll definitely order some of Nathalie's merchandise. That lion cub reminds me so much of my little girl.
posted by littlegreenlights at 12:14 PM on August 5, 2010


Update: ended up being a rush job with only wax paper for piping. Even when I told her it was Lola Lion, she kept telling me thanks for her mousie cake. Mamma tried. :)
posted by littlegreenlights at 10:50 AM on August 8, 2010


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