Category Archives: picture books

Reviews for Superhero Instruction Manual

The reviews for the about-to-be-released picture book I illustrated called Superhero Instruction Manual (written by Kristy Dempsey) are starting to come out. And so far so good; as in good reviews. And no one has called out my illustrations as ruining the … Continue reading

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What Works and When

This is an older illustration, from like 4 years ago I think. I ran across it while digging through my digital archives (man oh man there’s a lot of pixels in there). I had written a short story and I … Continue reading

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How do you draw?

I like to alter my style of drawing based on the work I’m doing. This isn’t always an OK thing to do, and I wonder if I sometimes don’t harm myself commercially. But honestly I love to try new things … Continue reading

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Superhero Instruction Manual

I finally updated my website with my newest book, coming out next month. Make sure you get your order in for 10 or 20 copies.  This leads to the existential crisis of – what to do with my website? It … Continue reading

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Fun…in a way…

I’m currently putting together a dummy for a new picture book I wrote. I have a manuscript that my agent is pretty happy with, but in order to revise it I really need to see it on pages and not … Continue reading

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Chickens!

I hope to be posting again regularly. I’ve been very busy and I don’t always make time for the good ol’ blog. Well – here is some blog worthy news. Another new book I illustrated just went up on Amazon. Chicken … Continue reading

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Flashback Monday…The Book That Eats People!

It’s FLASHBACK Monday  (because I don’t have anything else to write about!) Well, that’s not totally true. I just don’t have the time to prepare the longer more nuanced essays I am known for here… ahem… Actually I’m going to write … Continue reading

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