Stephen Gilpin has been posting some really cool instructional videos on his blog. Yesterday he answered some of my questions about adding dimensionality to your drawings (and gave me a really kind shout-out in the process!). Here’s my attempt to put his teachings into practice. I think I went slightly astray in his proportions, and […]
Archives for April, 2011
I’m taking a class on illustrating children’s books. Our first assignment was to create a 20-page book dummy for The Three Little Pigs — but instead of pigs and a wolf, we each substituted different creatures of our own choosing. Here’s my 20-page rough: The Three Little Brachiosaurs (Flickr) Or, if you’d prefer, you can […]
A character design for a book idea I’ve been kicking around. Conté pencil on newsprint.
A game I made for my daughter’s birthday party. Drawn directly onto 22″ x 28″ poster board. (The red dotted line indicates where the tail is supposed to go.)
Drawn from memory/imagination, with a generous helping of artistic license. Happy birthday, kiddo!
I was recently tapped to design a logo for a new company called Tennis Fiends. The business is geared toward people who are incredibly passionate about tennis, and the owners wanted a graphic that conveyed a quiet energy that’s almost primal in nature. Below are some of the concepts I came up with: And here’s […]