One thing that is awesome about working on this project is getting to spend some real personal time with kid’s drawings, and seeing what is important to them. Check out those awesome curlies around the Triceratops’ frill. Would you have thought to put those there? I’m not sure that I would have, but I will now. 🙂
I met Makynzi at the Saint Louis Science Center while doing a featured artist spot in their Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit. It was a lot of fun chatting with her and her dad. She loves art, and wanted to make this drawing extra realistic for us.
Another “guest” strip featuring penny, and a fantastic drawing by 6 year old Wyatt! Thanks for stopping and visiting me at the Science Center, Wyatt! I’ll be there again on Wednesday, July 30 doing more Penny drawings, so hopefully I’ll see some of you there!
Introducing Penny, who loves Dinosaurs. This is a collaborative project with kids and dinosaur lovers who do drawings, and then we add in backgrounds and Penny talking about the dinosaur. We’re really excited about the project, and looking forward to seeing where it goes. Penny will be a regular Friday Feature on the blog.
A lot of my sketchbook time lately has been taken up with generating ideas for a four page story I’m working on for the next Ink and Drink Anthology. I think I’ve finally gotten the story’s antagonist worked out (yay!) which is a really good thing because I really need to start getting the layouts going in order to… Read more »
Thought I’d do another process post today of this father and son Illustration I did as a commission earlier this year. The thing I like about this type of commission is the freedom I usually have to tell a story.
At the end of last Summer, I took an online class taught by Cory Godbey with the Lamp Post Guild. The Class was The Art of Personal Work, and was really pretty great, in spite of a lot of other projects and deadlines I had going on at the same time. As some of you may know, I’m no stranger… Read more »
When people ask me what I do, like what my job is, the answer is always the same. I’m a stay-at-home dad, illustrator, and crafter. It’s always my hope that this blog reflects those different aspects of my life and job, because this is as much a document of my lifestyle as my work. I’m very lucky to be able… Read more »
What I love about sketchbooks is that they’re a swirling vortex of ideas, and even the bad ones have potential to be something great…or at least make you chuckle when you flip to that page. As I mentioned last week, there have been a lot of sketches lately…a lot of world building for a story that’s been kicking around in… Read more »
Today was supposed to be Thunderdome Tuesday, but I’m not sure that any of us really are up to it. Maybe it’d be a little less stressful for all of us if I share some stuff that’s been going on my tumblr blog instead…Tumblr Tuesday. Basically, I pretty regularly share out of my sketch book on tumblr, but that means… Read more »