Saturday, March 23, 2013

Highlights Cover March 2013

My illustration graces the cover of Highlights magazine, March 2013!

The Year In Review 2012

Happy New Year! How are those resolutions going? My resolution to update this blog more frequently hasn't gone so well...

Drawing Neptune and Friends

The Story of Cassiopeia is a book recently published by Picture Window Books, written by Thomas Kingsley Troupe and illustrated by yours truly! There are more details about the book in my previous post; in this post I'm going to show some of the steps that lead to a finished illustration.

Thumbnail sketch of the spread showing Neptune conjuring the sea creature Cetus. At this point I'm only working on the composition of the double page spread. Character design comes next...

Once I have an idea of how the page will be composed I start