I love these two. When I’m feeling nervous, insecure, or plain hopeless, Darwin and Emma always fill me with a little light and hope. Maybe they do the same for you!
I’m so excited to announce some sales of my work coming up! Look for a second post about my fine art sales happening this weekend, and next weekend (May 3rd) my Darwin plushes and cards will be selling at the Mass Art Spring Sale! I am so excited my work was picked for the sale.
I’m creating a Darwin “Look Book”, a short introduction for those who don’t know this pup, to sell with the plush toys. These are some of the images I created for the book:
Let me know in the comments if you have favorites!!
Now that Spit and Sticks is complete (to be out in June 2015!!) I have more time to spend on my original stories and portfolio. Darwin and Emma, as always, are dancing around in my head, and so is their story about airplanes and being co-pilots. So I combined the idea with the Fall theme, and came up with this little ditty:
Also, Darwin in his homemade airplane:
So when I actually have time to do my own illustrations, I work on Darwin – aka Mud Pup.
These are just a few sketches of him. I’m working on developing my style so that I introduce line into my characters. It’s very freeing to be able to illustrate in a limited palette, and draw with my brush.
Here are the results: