02 May 2008

Illustration Friday: Seed


Here are some of the preliminary character designs for A Place to Grow (Bloom & Grow Books), written by Stephanie Bloom. It was a ton of fun to try and capture big emotion in a simple shape.



14 comments:

Brine Blank said...

Really like the finished work...and even better is giving the process!!!

Matthew Smith said...

great result through all the studies! I'd love to see more of the illos for the book!

studio lolo said...

you've done a perfect job!

Connie said...

The main image is hugely appealing and the sketches are wonderful.

Diana Evans said...

nice work on the preliminary character designs and the finished piece is stunning...love it!

Gaia said...

What a beautiful piece! Love the colors, expression and all the preliminary work is a joy to look at!
Love sketches when they are so good :)

Emila Yusof said...

Wow! Am blown away! Great sketches and also love the colored version! You're good!

marcisenders said...

Adorable...love all the personality you gave the seeds! Really inventive!

ValGalArt said...

wonderful works!

thefridayfrog said...

oh man! i am SUCH a fan of your work...(oh i so hope that doesn't creep you out or anything)...i just love the way you think, visually...what you come up with. and thanks SO much for sharing your doodles, and process...those seed characters are just wonderful! :))

tusen said...

he's a sweetie. I also love the sketches - especially the ones which show his various expressions.

Kim & Jane said...

oh, you succeeded! big expression in your line... just look at that mouth! it says a mouthful :) beautiful work.

~kim

mike r baker said...

Wow, these are awesome!!!

Kelly said...

I'm a new fan of your work, I just came across your site, and am looking forward to flipping through your books!