I toned the blue down quite a bit and added some accessories to the gulls.
Here is the two page spread that I submitted for my class and what I previewed in yesterday’s post: One week if class left…. The text is from a story written by Zoe Tucker.
These are my sketches for a page spread that I am doing for my children’s book course. I had a ton of ideas and I did a bunch of thumbnails, but I opted for the simplest design in order not to get frustrated, and could complete it within the time frame allotted. Advice that IContinue reading “A page spread develops – artistic process”
Just a little spicy sketch…..
Here is the second character sheet with the little girl in the story. Her name is Bug and the balloon named Bob is her best friend
Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day. Cleopatra is our black kitty that we found, literally, on the street. Or she found us. She ran right up to me and was “no bigger than a bowtruckle.” Cleo lives with my daughter in a nice house in Orlando. Cleo has been the inspiration for lots of myContinue reading “Black Cat Appreciation Day”
Here is my character pose submission for the Illustrating Children’s Book Course that I am taking to up my knowledge on illustration submissions.
Here is another version of my balloon character for the course I am taking. I got carried away the first week and did a bunch of them. The inspiration for this one was the Snow Punk in the movie “Jack Frost.”
This little cutie hangs out in our back yard. John was watering the plants this morning and disturbed all the lizards and our little toadie came out from his hiding spot on the lanai. He decided that UP was the best way to get away from the water He lets himself in and out ofContinue reading “I’ve reached the top!”
Every year I wonder what to get my hubby for Father’s Day. Usually he insists that we not get him anything. Like, that’s not going to happen. My daughter got him this cool power washing tool. I ordered my husband a mug from CafePress with a map of our neighborhood on it that I madeContinue reading “Egrets”