Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Bright Ideas

Do you ever wonder where all your ideas wander off to? I do. I’m pretty sure most of my better ideas sneak off and have pizza parties and don’t invite me.

I’m working on a picture book these days. It’s called Julia’s House and it’s about a little girl who opens her house up to all the creatures that no one believes in. Dragons, fairies, mermaids, trolls ...and what happens when they all show up.

The story is written (kinda, sorta, mostly) and I’m now making the first tentative steps into the art. This one’s all ink and watercolor. Here’s a color test I did of Julia, the central character of this tale: