I'm waking up my blog for Spring, and to share some wonderful and amazing news! I just received my author's copies of Alma, my first picture book as an author and illustrator! This can only mean that the book is coming out very soon! Alma will release from Candlewick Press on
Nothing is as exciting as having a copy in your hands of a book that you wrote or illustrated. That time has finally arrived for "The Messy One". The book is part of the "Little Boost" Series written by Christianne Jones, published by Picture Window Books/Capstone Publishers and illustrated by
You can now order "Lellie The Different Elephant" a book written by Lois Ann Garza. I illustrated the book with colored pencils. These pieces were the last done with this medium. For the brighter pieces, I used inks to create an under-painting. I got my copies this week so here I
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
My piggies' book is almost finished. Only have to paint the cover. Here's the first round for the cover. 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?
I never got a chance to publish the final illustration of the sketch I placed back in November 06. Better late than never. This week's theme of PictureBookies gave me an excuse to get back to blogging. Not that I blogged much before. Why wasn't I posting? Work, always work. I promise