Monthly Archives: May 2015

A beautiful day to…

I love writing and drawing. I feel very lucky to be doing it. I spent many years of my life in offices and cubicles. I didn’t dislike them and I very much enjoyed the people I worked with, many of … Continue reading

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Not as weird as you might think. Kafka and quantum theory.

I am fascinated by the world of quantum physics and I love a good science fiction story so when my friend sent this article to me today I was thrilled to find out that, yeah, reality ain’t nothing until we observe/measure … Continue reading

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Poster – Another great day to read.

Look what I found! A bunch of 26 x 18 posters on my doorstep. It’s a fine message – but in the photo of the poster above you can hardly make out the little figure in the upper left who is … Continue reading

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What are my picture books about?

Sometimes I write the books I illustrate. I was recently asked what I write about when I develop a picture book. What do I concentrate on? What are my ‘themes’? I hadn’t really thought of it that way. I usually have … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble

Not sure why I used this quick sketch for this post, but here it is… I will be at the Barnes & Noble store at Bridgeport in Tigard on Saturday, May 30th. I think I’ll be there at noon or 12:30. … Continue reading

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Dilly Dally Daisy

An advanced copy of my new book arrived! Dilly Dally Daisy is a new picture book I wrote and illustrated. Having an advance copy arrive will make for a much better week. The end papers have Daisy in many different hats. As … Continue reading

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More out and about with iPad

Some more quick sketches drawn on my iPad. These are based on people I see, BUT I then improvise with them. I push them into characters. Often a face, a pose or a gesture is enough to set off a character … Continue reading

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