I probably should have researched what creamed herring actually looks like, but I couldn’t resist the urge to draw it as Calvin-esque goopy mush.
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For my latest class assignment, I’m redoing the illustrations for the incredibly awesome book My Penguin Osbert by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. I chose this book because it’s a sweet story filled with great opportunities to show the characters interacting in playful ways. Plus, it’s one of my kids’ favorite books! I couldn’t possibly improve on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]