Courtesy of the World Wide Web, I have found some cards I did a few years ago. I thought these were only supposed to be for use online, but I guess somewhere along the line they made these two into actual cards, complete with foil stamping. Super!
I’m going to the local SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) conference in Charlotte for the weekend. Looking forward to meeting up with other illustrators in the Carolinas. Oh, and here’s a spread from a long-awaited nearly completed project.
For those of you nice enough to wonder about the pixie-book progress, let me just say that it is nearing completion. I’ve had a good bit of work lately, but it has taken some time away from the book. Here is part of a drawing before I hit it with photoshop sauce. Check back for […]
This picture is a digitally souped-up version of a small watercolor piece I did recently for a baby shower my wife attended. Initially, I intended to do Little Red Riding Hood, but the story seemed a little threatening. A little girl gets accosted by a wolf in the woods and later finds her grandmother eaten […]
CALICO JACK A slender calico cat named Jack Sashays like any fine quadruped, But folks who notice him seem to lack An obligation to see him fed. .At noon the calico finds some things Behind a crate in a garbage bin: A cane, a hat, and a tie that clings Around his neck underneath his […]
I’ve been contributing to the Story Warren blog headed up by S.D. Smith. It’s a good blog. You should give it a look. Anyway, here’s a sketch for a post I did illustrating a Dorothy Aldis poem.
These are roughs of interior illustrations for a charming book about a girl and her animal pals.
Here’s another spread from my personal project.
Every time I’m in the bookstore I look through children’s picture books. I try to compare them with books I would have enjoyed as a kid. The books that receive popular acclaim are clever and well designed and perhaps funnier than books used to be. However, I feel like the books even ten years ago […]
Chugging away (get it?) on a personal project. Here’s a peek at part of it.