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Well, the holidays are almost over. I won’t say they’re officially done until today is over (New Year’s Day), as all the stores in my small home town are still closed. I REALLY wanted to get these pictures completed to a final finished product BEFORE Christmas so the story had more resonance. Alas, I cannot […]
Well, it took me forever to finish this piece around visits with my dad and other family shenanigans. A LOT longer, but I persisted. That’s what I do. Even though I REALLY wanted to post this before Christmas, I wasn’t going to short-change the quality. So here it is. “He sees you when you’re sleeping.”
I wanted to publish this before Christmas, but family emergencies have prevailed. Yet just like Harriet Tubman, I forge ever forward. Today’s post is an interview I’m very excited about.
Today I get to talk with and about one of my favorite picture book author/illustrators of ALL time! Debbie Ridpath Ohi doesn’t know this yet, but I suspect if we met in person, we’d be kindred spirits.
I’m sad to say that I’m going to have to put a hold on the last two Holidoodle pictures being posted. I sketched out the Santa one, but haven’t had time to finish it. Things went into emergency mode this week and I had to get things at school closed up before I dashed out […]
This one took me a little longer than I thought it would. Probably because I spent all week being sick, but also because I wanted to try something specific with this song to fit my story line. This certainly wasn’t an easy song to illustrate, was it? Here’s mine:
We’re halfway through with this year’s challenge already. Hard to believe! Here’s my latest pic. How are you guys doing with it?