Thursday, August 27, 2015

beachy things


August 26, 2015
lots of random beach items and thumbnails for an idea

party time!

August 26, 2015
It's mouse's birthday apparently.

random ugly character sketches

August 26, 2015
character sketches, including a mermaid per Jo's request

sea shells

August 26, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

dogs on the brain apparently

searching for character styles

sketching doodles

Joanna made some scribbles and one struck me as a face so I made it into a dude.

for Joanna

Joanna requested a picture of a carousel of course. She added the starry details.

funny creatures

thinking about little animals and their personalities

digging for ideas


thumbnail sketches for a potential book project

grinding away


random little girl character sketches

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

little girl, big slide

August 12, 2015
little bitty brave one loves the big slides

little entrepreneurs

August 12, 2015
inspired by some neighbor boys' lemonade stand last weekend.

tiny fashion statement

August 12, 2015
a new favorite. tiny girl in hat and boa, pushing her bear in a wagon.


August 11, 2015
rough sketches I'm not too happy with, but there they are.

August 6, 2015


August 6, 2015
girls in glasses and a butterfly girl

Thursday, August 06, 2015

practice makes perfect, right?

August 5, 2015
And then I practiced hands and feet because I find them so frustrating!

not an eraser-related incident, just frustration

August 5, 2015
Thinking about book characters. I love little girls in cute dresses with Peter Pan collars and Mary Jane shoes. Poor little book-balancing girl is my favorite but I cannot get her arms right, so armless she remains.

where does inspiration end and imagination begin?

August 5, 2015
Random girl character sketches. The right one seems a bit too Seuss-inspired for some reason.

And the dog… Maurice Sendak never gets out of my head apparently.

tiny sketches


August 4, 2015
I actually really like this dog. 
And I love the concept of the tea cup girl, but obviously needs some fine-tuning.

sometimes I really dislike my sketches

…but I sketch away anyway.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

man's best friend

a few dogs for the dog-days of summer or something like that.

searching for personality

study of people inspired by mid-century illustration

ladybugs

July 15, 2015
study in ladybugs

sisters

July 2, 2015
pretty much sums up their relationship right now

all about the seagull in this one

sketching for a potential chore chart and a random, yet memorable seagull from our California trip