I hate that I haven’t been posting lately. I keep sketching out ideas for the Illustration Friday themes and then get too busy to finish them off. I’ve been working at a preschool 3 days a week for the past 3 weeks and it has seriously cut into my art time. (Although, I have been known to break out the sketch pad during naptime!!) Maybe I’ll have to bring in a laptop and teach these kids how to draw on the computer. They’re only 3 years old, but I figure it’s never too early to learn!
Anyway, here is a little illustration I made for my son’s birthday party. He is having a laser tag party and requested a Chewbacha-type dude shooting lasers. It was a quick one.
Here is my submission for Alphabets. I created this in Photoshop & Painter for the upcoming NC/NE Texas SCBWI Conference in Arlington, TX. If any of you are interested in attending, please go to http://www.northtexasscbwi.org/ I like the texture of this piece (and that girl’s curly hair). It’s a collage of papers, rabbit fur, material, a real chalkboard and digital painting. Not my usual style, but I always have fun playing with different techniques.