Posts tagged with "Process"

04. November 2016
A behind the scenes look from start to finish of the various stages of development I went through in figuring out the illustrations for Mark Riddle's Margarash published by Enchanted Lion. The journey was anything but easy because it took a long time to settle on exactly what I wanted the look to be. In trying to come up with an answer I pushed around all the different possibilities I could think of. What eluded me was something that really got both to the heart of the characters, while also...
09. May 2016
On May 4, 2016 I visited PS 144Q in Forest Hills, Queens. The after-school event was organized by the school as an opportunity for students and their parents to meet a local illustrator and learn about what it's like to create picture books. The evening began with a reading of Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book).
17. February 2016
Author Julie Falatko, editor Joanna Cardenas, and I visit Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast and talk with Julie Danielson about a certain alligator that goes by the name of Snappsy. *Warning: checking out this post may be intellectually satisfying!
12. February 2016
My sincere thanks to Read Brightly for the invitation to visit Meet the Illustrator today and talk shop. Please stop by to check out the conversation and share your thoughts!
27. January 2016
A sampling of drawing tidbits that I drew with ink and watercolor and then pieced together on computer to create the finished art for Snappsy the Alligator.
27. January 2016
Ten easy steps that will have you drawing Snappsy the Alligator in no time at all (whether he likes it or not).
26. January 2016
One of my favorite scenes to draw in Julie Falatko's Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) is when Snappsy throws a party. I drew my first sketch directly on the manuscript to make note of the first idea that came to mind when I read it.
25. January 2016
24. January 2016
The making of the cover of ‪#‎Snappsy‬ the ‪#‎Alligator‬ (The Book That He Did Not Ask to Be In Which Comes Out Feb.2)!
24. January 2016
A ‪#‎topsecret‬ ‪#‎peek‬ at the ‪#‎firstdraft‬ of ‪#‎storyboards‬ for ‪#‎Snappsy‬...

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