Drawing on my Imagination: April 2011.
An outstanding picture book is a result of both spontaneity and careful planning. The tools for planning such a book are the storyboard and book dummy. The storyboard gives you a bird’s eye view of the whole book: it shows all the pages of the book, greatly reduced, on a […]
I think that if the dummy remains as it is, it will mislead aspiring picture book creators into thinking they have, as Staake writes, “15 spreads… (and) a single page finale,” when they are more likely to have 14 spreads, a single page beginning and a single page finale. I’d […]
This is an integral part of the illustration process when you are dealing with digital art work. Although working by hand is more expansive from a conceptual level for me, I normally go digital when it comes to creating the line art and making smaller revisions to an established sketch. […]
Big fan of Tyson and I was just brainstorming ideas for a quick cartoon. After seeing the documentary Tyson my impression of Tyson as a brute was shattered, more like an idiot savant or straight up intellectual. If you can’t read the writing at the end, he’s reading Nietsche and […]