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...
Spooky

Spooky

Last year I did this painting of Spike, the Rose Goblin from my friend Seanan McGuire’s book Rosemary and Rue. I decided to rework the illustration for this weeks Illustration Friday’s topic Spooky. You can buy the book here, it’s awesome! This image was...
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...
Beneath

Beneath

My entry for Illustration Friday’s topic Beneath. I recently went to the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and in their Rainforests of the World exhibit they have a section where the fish swim over you. The photos I took inspired this image. I mean how often...