Ee-Oh-Lay! What Do Birds Say?

It’s been a couple of years since I worked on illustrations for a picture book, the last one being my first graphic novel for young readers, called Sir Pants-a-Lot and Squire Mousekins: The Girl With the Golden Hair. That book, which took about a gazillion hours to complete, was illustrated by tracing scanned line drawings…

Stepping back

Today I completed the finals for the third book I was hired to illustrate, another one that I also wrote. And this time, the dang writer was a wee bit wordy! It was a challenge to allow enough room for all that pesky text, gripe grumble… This is a view of three of the spreads…