Fancy Poote.. is not your ordinary Pig.

Meet Fancy Poote. He is an arty pig who loves fashion and art. He loves the extraordinary and his fashion sense is a combination of art and extravagance. Most of the pigs in Oink Farm find him weird and funny. They always make fun of him and tell him to stop being silly and startContinue reading “Fancy Poote.. is not your ordinary Pig.”

Picture Book Project 2021

Gurdy & Marmy travel together.. Happy Wednesday ! Continuing with the development of my picture book, today I tried to experiment using several combinations of mix media. For this particular illustration, Gurdy & Marmy is seen together heading into the forest. I thought about creating a vivid texture for the trees. In order to createContinue reading “Picture Book Project 2021”

Picture Book Project 2021

Developing characters : Gurdy & Marmy’s turnaround sketch Continuing to develop my characters, today, I am working on turnaround sketches for Gurdy and Marmy. I tried to illustrate different poses and views. This will probably will be my character references when I am doing the story board. The project continues…

Online Story Writing Workshop with Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown Libraries

Happy Saturday! This morning I had the opportunity to be part of the Online Story Writing Workshop with Fighting Words Wicklow. We’ve had the opportunity to work with some brilliant young authors aged 7 to 9 years old. It was a fun and engaging morning. I am so pleased to be able to illustrate theirContinue reading “Online Story Writing Workshop with Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown Libraries”

Picture Book Project 2021

Meet Marmy, Gurdy’s best friend! For this picture book project, I have also concluded on Gurdy’s best friend which is Marmy. This is the final draft of the character. Marmy is a Marmot who lives in the Alps mountain. Marmy is round, furry and fat.He loves eating and his favourite food is cakes, lots ofContinue reading “Picture Book Project 2021”

Picture Book Project 2021

Hello ! My name is Gurdy Hello everyone! Today, I would like to introduce the main character of my story, Gurdy, a bear cub who is lonely and misses his friend. After several doodles and sketches, I have decided that this will be my final draft illustration for my main character of my story. Here,Continue reading “Picture Book Project 2021”

Picture Book Project 2021

Character development – Gurdy the bear cub Hello everyone! It is Monday and very cold indeed. Today, I am continuing to develop Gurdy, a bear cub which is the main character for my story. Gurdy is a bear cub who lives in the Alps. He is cute, furry, friendly but also lonely. His greatest fearContinue reading “Picture Book Project 2021”

Sagittarius serpentarius

Happy Friday everyone. Hope that it has been a good week for you all. I happened to be reading about this unique and magnificent bird online and I find the Secretary Bird is most fascinating. This bird deserved to be given a character to a story in any children’s picture book. So I decided toContinue reading “Sagittarius serpentarius”

Picture book Project 2021

Developing my characters further. Hello again ! Yesterday I started to think about my character for the story which is a bear cub. Today, I tried to brainstorm with different kind of rough illustrations in order to develop and shape the character. I know that the setting of the story will be in the mountainContinue reading “Picture book Project 2021”

Picture Book Project 2021

Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday! One of the project that I am hoping to start this year is a picture book. I am hoping to write, illustrate and publish this book. The idea has always been in my mind for a long time and I decided that this will be a project that I will workContinue reading “Picture Book Project 2021”