Friday, July 31, 2009

Week...2??: some more sketches

Hi guys,

These sketches are inspired by our trip to see "Seussical" with some friends at a lovely theatre in the round. The theatre allowed us to keep the toddlers in their strollers which was great!

Afterwards we were picnicking outside and the older girls peeked inside one of the windows into what turned out to be the costume storage area!

I'm bummed that I've been unable to do finishes... I guess I'll have to apply for an extension! We were getting ready to go camping for a week and then the baby came down with a cold, which triggered some asthma... so that's on hold too. Oy!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

3 week challenge: week 1, sketches 1

Here are some Very Rough thumbnails (note the use of Crayola on recycled paper) for a flying squirrel encountering a small instrument similar to an accordion.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

A cool place for creative mamas

So I was googling "illustrator mama" in search of some inspiration/support/kindred spirits and came across this wonderful site showcasing a creative mama every week! Well, after oohing and aahing over the work of some of her spotlighted mamas, I told her how much I liked her site and she offered to feature me! I am so humbled by the kind words that Ms. Melonie has written about my work!

And, that is not all she does! I have also learned that she followed her dream and launched an awesome drama camp for PreK-K and K-5 kids in Grayslake, Illinois. You go, girlfriend!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

IlloFriday: "Hollow"; (Un)painted sketch 13/21

Chevalier the flying squirrel is surveying the hollow theatre organ pipes where he lives.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Painted sketch 12/21: "Shaky cat, wobbly baby"

Our old cat is getting shakier while the baby gains steadiness... But they are best friends all the same!