Tag Archives: children’s book

New Art: Concept cover for “Holes”

During January, the project in our mentorship with Rebecca Guay was given to us by Susan Sherman, art director at Charlesbridge Publishing. Our assignment was to do a cover for Holes by Louis Sachar. I had seen the movie a … Continue reading

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New Art: “In the Hat Shop” from mentorship month #2

During November, in our mentorship with Rebecca Guay, we had a special guest present us with an assignment and then critique us during the final November class. Our special guest was Rubin Pfeffer, former SVP of Simon & Schuster Children’s … Continue reading

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New Art: Marguerite

And here is the second finished painting I made for the first month of my mentorship with Rebecca Guay. It was an idea I had before I even knew about the mentorship, and just thought I’d include it! I think … Continue reading

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New Art – Night Song

Here is the finished painting from “The Nightingale” by Hans Christian Andersen. I just submitted it to the Society of Illustrators 54 Call for Entries, deadline tomorrow! I created this during my mentorship with Rebecca Guay, which I’m still in … Continue reading

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I’ve begun a very exciting mentorship with Rebecca Guay, along with five other talented artists. Rebecca Guay is an amazing artist and mastermind behind the Illustration Master Class, which I attended in 2010. Her critiques really hit the nail on … Continue reading

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New Art – Troll Fishin’

At long last, new art! This was for a blog project over at Running With Paintbrushes. We had just seen TrollHunter (fantastic and fun Norwegian movie, go rent it!), and decided to paint trolls. Owen and I were the only … Continue reading

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