Big Little Tales: Characters and expressions →
A blog-post I wrote about character consistency and facial expressions in children’s book illustration: biglittletale: A couple of months ago I decided that I really needed to work on my characters, and I bought a sketchbook especially for character work. I’d been told at one point that I drew faces that were all very similar, and I wanted to work on making my characters more varied and...
the mooks: My Process →
mookiest: I find other peoples process for creating their work fascinating. For instance, Dustin Harbin’s post on scanning here was really helpful to me and changed a lot about the way I work. So with that in mind I thought I’d do one. Who knows, maybe someone will tell me a better way of doing…
Big Little Tales: Making pictures using animal... →
biglittletale: This is my process: I find a picture I love as inspiration. I also find real life reference material, in this case pictures of bears, autumn forests, and colour palettes of autumn tones. I make a series of thumbnail sketches to establish the composition, scan the one I like into Photoshop,… Interesting post by my friend Heather on using animal characters in picture book...
Big Little Tales: Sleeping Beauty illustrations →
biglittletale: I’m very excited to be able to kick off this fantastic collaborative blog by writing the first blog post! I thought I’d write about my most recent children’s illustration project, which was three Sleeping Beauty images that I did for a promotional calendar. Along with my illustrator friends …