New Books, Blogs and Giveaway



It’s been a hectic busy couple of months so here’s a post to update you on everything that’s going on:


NEW BOOK “THE NIGHT BEFORE MY BIRTHDAY BOOK”


I’m currently working on a multicultural picture book written by Joni Rubinstein. Dummy is all done and I’m painting the spreads at the moment. Release will be Spring 2011. I’ll post more about the book soon. Here’s a sneak peek.

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IF – Dip



From “Lellie the Different Elephant” coming this Summer :)

Lellie's dip

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The Magic Bluebells – Out in November



The Magic Bluebells

I got the news today – “The Magic Bluebells” will be out some days before Thanksgiving. So you can add it to your Christmas list!! If you are interested in getting a copy, drop me a line.

A couple of illustrations from the Chapter Book about Vicki and Kate. Enjoy!

Chapter 01

Chapter 06

IF – Packed



Blankie and all here I go!

Lellie escapes to Wildflower Field

IF – Island



Lellie - Island

Piggie’s Little World – V



After many moons, Piggies have finally left the Studio. I took some pictures while I was working on the last piece so you can see how neat my studio looks when I’m working with colored pencils. You really don’t want to visit when I’m working my mixed media pieces.

I don’t have a release date for “I Can Cook” yet. I’ll be sure to post the info as soon as I get the news from the EECI. I’ll include the list of retailers that will carry copies of the book. Can’t wait to see it printed!

A picture of the last piece for the project – a double spread activity page.

My Working Table

Painting 'I Can Cook'

Colored Pencils

Illustrations for 'I Can Cook'

Piggies - Activity Page

IF – Clutter



Cluttered and scattered mind.

Lellie - Clutter

The Magic Bluebells



During the last few months, I’ve been working on a picturebook/chapter book by Richard O’Malley – The Magic Bluebells.

As a request from his wife, I have painted with my older illustration style. Both Jeanne and Richard saw my work of “The Wall” and fell in love with the line art.

Jeanne is a lovely lady and a wonderful person to work with. She’s so patient! So without further a do, one of the illos.

The Magic Bluebells

Piggie’s Little World – IV



Piggies are back from the shop and at the publisher already. A couple of them below. The cover is on the works as I type.

Piggies - Page 04-05

Piggies - Page 07

Piggie’s Little World – III



My piggies’ book is almost finished. Only have to paint the cover. Here’s the first round for the cover.

Piggies - Cover Sketch

Piggies for all interior pages are being scanned as I write. Should get them back on Thursday. Boy, I miss them. A pretty bad scan of page 6 below. Aren’t they happy?

Piggies - Page 06

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