Tag: children’s book illustration

Getting Ready To Get Ready

This is a joke at our house, a phrase synonymous with procrastination, but I could argue that it does have a purpose. Left-brain can get in the way of creativity – it is thinking and worrying too much – so I give it a task, a problem to solve, keep it busy and satisfied, then […]

Art for Sale!

“Carnival” original watercolor from The Salmon Princess, $100“Swimming Home”, 17″ x 24″ Giclee print, 2 @ $75 each SOLD!“Stepping Into Spring”, 16″ x 18″ Giclee print, 5 @ $25 each“Cleaning Salmon”, 16″ x 19″, Giclee print, 1 @ $45 each“Carousel”, 17″ x 20″ Giclee print, 1 @ $45 each SOLD!“Her Eyes Sparked Like Fire”, 18″ […]

Illuminate, Enhance, Expand: What Artists Do

Illustrations do this: they illustrate. They illuminate, they enhance, they expand a story. Even in a wordless picture book, the story must come first, then the images step in to relay narrative. A gallery show of picture book art is uncommon, perhaps because the perception is that book illustration doesn’t — or can’t — stand […]