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The Book That Eats October

I was lucky enough to illustrate the best Halloween book that isn’t a Halloween book. And the Motherlode blog at The New York Times agrees. The Book That Eats People is great for kids (or adults) who aren’t scared of anything. But … Continue reading

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Sometimes I don’t paint silly, funny, wacky monsters. Sometimes my old fine art background bites me in the behind and I paint something like this. I really like this painting and would love to print it out at about 6 … Continue reading

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Gloomy October

October appropriate postings continue. This from an time when I was still using REAL Pens and REAL ink…what was I thinking This was a project from a children’s lit class taught by Marla Frazee.

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My Old Friends…

October rolls along and because I still haven’t had time to make new monster art, I’m continuing to live in the past with old art…and today it features some of the classic monsters at a Starbucks stop. And two other … Continue reading

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SMART in October

Today is the release of a really fun project I was lucky enough to be involved with. The Oregon Reads Aloud book is available today! It’s a celebration of 25 years of SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) which is … Continue reading

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October Panels

My goal is an October appropriate post every day. So many illustrators are posting awesome original art everyday, as in NEW art. I’ve got some drawings in progress but here’s some older work.  

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Nothing says October like greyscale

The old house. With crows and weird trees. And a TV. And the mail hasn’t been picked up for weeks.  

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