This banner design is watercolor acrylic and pen. Teamwork—plant seeds, water, and magic! The contest’s objective was to capture the spirit of spring—hence the title, appropriate for children. I am thankful for this opportunity. #SCBWICANorthCentral #artofscbwica
#hangtenstories 257- Whimsical, “Relish whimsical memories, revel in passionate loves, shiver with braveries.” Medium-watercolor acrylic and pen.
“Time plods on, leaving its print, of wrinkles and silver hair blowing across sands that shift.” Edited from my Twitter post, #microprompt 598 PRINT. Pen & acrylic watercolor.
Lighthouse warns from seashore cliffs, “Avoid all harm, passing ships.” #hangtenstories 246– Seashore, posted on Twitter 8/4/17, ten-word stories. Painted in acrylic watercolor & pen.
“Smiles and Violets flash exquisite or invisible by distracted souls.” Edited from my post to #hangtenstories prompt #217-“Violet.” Pen & acrylic watercolor.
#1linewed Stubborn–edited from my Twitter post on 6/19/17. “Even a stubborn mule can free itself if it uses wisdom for a tool.” Pen & colored pencil.
Creating the character’s consistency of qualities and features for #kidlitart is a challenge. I really enjoy #drawing and designing. Such a fun job!
This project is for college age readers. A few “simple doodles” were requested by the author. Line drawing is one of my favorite styles.
February SCBWI Draw This contest prompt was the word “Love.” Here, a cupid delivers a valentine card. Facebook- scbwi_ca_northcentral #ArtOfScbwi @SCBWINorthCal
I don’t mean stupid, yikes–Dummy as in sample. It’s a legitimate illustration term for storyboards. 😀 The task of dummy assembly was a project that intimidated me. Only half of my brain, the left half, reads descriptions and instructions. I prefer to use both halves. So, I searched for a good visual presentation. Thankfully, I discovered…