Ellison page 2

Posted by  on Mar 28, 2015  in Children's book, Ellison, Illustration
Ellison page 2

Ellison

Posted by  on Mar 17, 2015  in Children's book, Ellison, Illustration, Painting
Ellison

Here’s the start of a story that made my husband write for me a while back.  I requested a time travel children’s story with a bear as the main character so I could illustrate it as practice. I’ve changed the bear to a man though. _____________ Ellison smelled warm scones before he opened his eyes. […]

Dancing in the kitchen

Posted by  on Mar 8, 2015  in colour, Illustration, sketches
Dancing in the kitchen

I was told that the hipster family from last week needed to be shown with their shirts off so we could see their Hipster Tattoos.  Who knew? So here they are, dancing in the kitchen on a Saturday morning. Sketch: And colored:

Fan Art

Posted by  on Mar 2, 2015  in Illustration, sketches
Fan Art

On Sunday I did my first fan art. Of course, I fan arting my daughter’s art. Here’s her original character: And here’s my drawing of it: And then I did a vectored version. I think that middle green part is the eye. Not sure. The 2 x’ed out green blobs must be decoy eyes. It […]

The Wilkinsons

Posted by  on Mar 1, 2015  in Illustration, sketches
The Wilkinsons

Another family.

When I was little

Posted by  on Feb 28, 2015  in Illustration, sketches
When I was little

When I was little I drew a lot. What I drew most were families. I’d just start at one end of paper, and draw the father (always the father first – the families always had a mother and father), and then work my way down the line. Then I’d name everyone, writing the name below […]

The bears were hungry

Posted by  on Feb 26, 2015  in bear, Children's book, Illustration
The bears were hungry

More images not making in onto the portfolio page. Safe to say there are even more than this. I need a new animal. I have a series sketched out for this weekend that don’t involve the bear. He might even be doing something other than eating children.

Obsessed with blue eyes

Posted by  on Feb 25, 2015  in colour
Obsessed with blue eyes

Sometimes, I become obsessed with black and white images of people, wondering what colour their hair and eyes and clothes really were and how they might look different. I kept staring at this one of Thoreau this week, thinking about how blue his eyes must have been. They just looked so washed out. Eventually, it […]

Buttons

Posted by  on Feb 24, 2015  in Illustration
Buttons