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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!

http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/illustrating-aesop/


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....