Tag illustrating

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Self Publishing tips I learned the hard way

I’ve spent the last year and a half/two years stumbling around with self publishing and illustrating. I read a lot of things online, but most of what I learned came from making mistakes and trying to fix them. So with the re-release of the Balloon Lady well underway, I thought I’d […]

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The new proof came in, to illustrate (haha) the difference, I put the old version and the new one side by side. I spent the afternoon tweaking the margins and title page, and fixing one illustration and the back cover. As soon as those get out of review, I’ll be hitting […]

Check, check, and check

ETA: you can view a sample by clicking the going to The Balloon Lady (book) > The Book > The Preview in the nav bar above, or by heading over to this cute little splash page here. So, my Month Of March Book-ing-ness is almost over, and guess what…. I’m done! […]

Artsy

Almost every night for the last couple weeks I’ve been working on the new illustrations for my book. This time around (almost exactly a year later) I’m doing it completely differently. Last year, I sat down in my studio, with pencils and paint, and sketched and painted immediately. I didn’t really […]