Iv’e been deep in a commission for a couple of weeks now. Which means Iv’e had to put my graphic novel aside so I can meet this deadline. I felt like I needed to post something, so you wouldn’t think I had abandoned my blog. So have a peek at this unfinished base layer.
A finished page from a children’s book I am developing.
Happy Bug Festival is the working title of this piece
The Magician done for inktober 16th. He’s part of a story I’m developing.
A little quick inking while talking graphic novels. I sketched him while listening to fantastic instruction while at the SCBWI Conference. Hey, it counts!
I was inspired by vintage seed packaging and fertilizer marketing using vegetable people. I find them rather disturbing. I felt like she needed one of those early 1900’s wooden expressions to give her a lackadaisical air. I’m not going to tell you everything. Anyway, it was really fun to imagine being a helpless feminine pumpkin in the early 1900’s observing something rather horrible occurring during the prime of life.