The Making of a Picture Book 2

The Making of a Picture Book 2

Saturday Morning Picture Books? In our modern day of book apps and trailers, the line between picture book illustration and animation is becoming more and more blurred. Because Lazy Saturday Afternoon is going to be made into both these things I have to approach the...
The Making of a Picture Book

The Making of a Picture Book

Late last year I was contracted by Flinders Press to illustrate a picture book. The picture book, Lazy Saturday Afternoon, is a story in song by Author Songwriter Bryant Oden, creator of the extremely popular Duck Song and is slated to hit shelves Fall 2011. As a...
Behind the Process

Behind the Process

From the Studio 4 Wherever I go whether it’s online or at one of the many events we attend people are always asking about how I make my illustrations. I recently did this image for Illustration Friday’s topic Beneath so I thought I would you it to talk...
Hand Lettering in the Digital Age

Hand Lettering in the Digital Age

People have been hand lettering as long as there has been writing. But in our modern age hand lettering is becoming a disappearing art form. I had been trying to find a font for my website logo and just couldn’t find one that looked right to me. I have never...
How to Make a Multi Page PDF in Photoshop

How to Make a Multi Page PDF in Photoshop

As illustrators at some point you will be asked to make multi-page PDF’s so here is a simple guide for you. I’m using PSD CS3 and Windows 7, so your windows may differ slightly if you are using a different version or a MAC. First you will need to create...