Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Chatting About Illustrating Aesop's Fables for IPad

Join me and Mark Mitchell from How to Be A Children's Book Illustrator tomorrow night, Jan 30 on Google Hangout. We're going to chat about my first year as a full time illustrator, the two books I illustrated last year and other projects I've been working on. It's free but you need to register to get the link to Hangout!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Illustration Friday "Disguise"

Here's a little quick watercolor I did for IF's theme disguise. It was really quick and fun and I need to remember this when I do all of my illustrations. I always like the results of quick and loose better than drawn out and tight...Thanks for looking

Monday, January 20, 2014

Illustration Friday "Beginning"

My illustration for beginning is about starting a new school. I attempted to make the little girl at the end of the line stand out more. I'm not sure if this was completely successful or not. I wonder if less bus and more kids would be more effective? Feedback welcome. thanks!

Friday, January 10, 2014

Illustration Friday "Search"

IF Search
It's been a long time since I participated in Illustration Friday. I put it on hold when I went back to school two years ago.

It felt good to get back into it. I gave myself 90 minutes to finish and didn't overthink the drawing. I get stuck when I think something has to be perfect because it's for someone else and then it seems to take forever. I think I'll try to approach my next "for real" illustration this way. Hopefully....

Drippy Daffodils

6 x 6 in. watercolor on Aquabord Daffodils are one of my favorite flowers and dozens of little clusters have been appearing in my yard s...