Category Archives: Drawings

Illustrating a Kid’s Book – Part 3

I have pretty much decided on the general color palette – lime green, hot pink, and turquoise blue.  I WILL actually be using many different pictures of P’s face; this just happens to be the one I printed out in … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book – Part 2

A few more attempts at narrowing down what the Girl’s general characteristics will be.  For instance, P rarely wears dresses, so she’ll mostly be wearing leggings and t-shirts in the book. Her face will be completely and seamlessly incorporated into the … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book

When our first grandchild was born (M), I did a book for her full of photographs and rhyming words, all about her first day in the world.  It was kinda awesome. Naturally, I intended to do something similar for our … Continue reading

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Filling Up The Pages…..

A long long long time ago, I said that one of my goals was to have 2-feet-high worth of Journals completed before I die. Man, I’ve got a lonnnnnnng way to go! SOOOO, in an effort to move this along, … Continue reading

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Travel pics…

A few more that I did while we were in Belize.  Paul and his buddy went to Tecal to see the ruins. Do you like it better with, or without, the bleeding framed outline? No reason for this painting, other … Continue reading

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Sometimes things just don’t work…

Went into the studio this morning intending to paint Old-School Style tattoos onto a pair of white sneakers.  FAIL!  It was really hard (for me) to get any level of detail, and still have the images small enough to put … Continue reading

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Working With a Theme – Moon and Heron

Well, this was an interesting exercise.  Again, using a moon as a background, this will use a Heron as the focal point.  If you’re a watercolor “purist”, just stop reading right now!  I used watercolors, a gold pen, a black … Continue reading

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