Category Archives: picture books

Stream of conscious quick sketch

Stuck on revising a manuscript. Opened Photoshop and drew this. Now back to the real work.  

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Focus in multiple dimensions.

Lately a number of people have talked (or technically communicated with me via email…do we all refer to email communications as talking now?) to me about the challenges and difficulties of working from home. It’s important to remember that I … Continue reading

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Three Little Prints

I recently had three requests for prints and one of them was for the book The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot. So I went through 300 back-up DVD’s and CD’s and found the art. I just thought I’d post … Continue reading

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So I want to write a kids book.

I’ve decided to write a book for children, what should it be about, I mean, what kind story and how many swear words can I get away with? As for the swear words, best not have any unless it’s a … Continue reading

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What summer vacation?

I’ve been pretty absent from the blog the past months. Of course there are the usual excuses like the VEP’s ‘Very Exciting Projects’ that everyone talks about on blogs. The old “I can’t show you yet!” Or “I will unveil it … Continue reading

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What was I drawing?

What did I spend last year drawing? Superheros… Chickens… And Barbarians.   Superhero Instruction Manual is out now (so go buy a dozen copies already!), Chicken Story Time will be out in December and Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians we … Continue reading

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I am revising. I will revise. I have revised. I am revising.

Working on a new picture book. When I say new, I mean I wrote the original idea for it about 9 years ago. A publisher acquired it last year. I started working on it earlier this year. Now I’m revising … Continue reading

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