Category Archives: Figurative

Illustrating a Kid’s Book – End Page

So, that title doesn’t mean I’ve completed the book for P, it just means I actually completed the page that will be the last one in the book. I’m pretty pumped that I’ve FINALLY done one page that I consider … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Kid’s Book – Part 4

A few more rough sketches.  I actually think that I’ve bitten off more than I can chew……sigh…….. This is something about walking in the rain with a bear And maybe making a cake.  I don’t think this one will make … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Cards 2016

Another little card, ready to go. When I do Christmas Cards, I ALWAYS do them with watercolors.  No particular reason, other than habit – it just felt like the “right” medium. For some reason, on this one I used Acrylics.  … Continue reading

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