Tuesday, March 4, 2014


It's been quite a while since I've done work on this little guy. I go back and forth from drawing grown-up characters to little kid characters, depending on my assignments, causing my style and my thought process to change a bit like a chameleon. I read this morning that one of the traits of being a creative is to not like routine... which explains a lot about my surging drive to make changes.  Often.

So, back to the illustration. To show you how visions can be very different between author and illustrator here's the first drawing of Mr. southern boy brushing his teeth - the unfinished preview stage for the author's approval or NOT

- followed by the final drawing, post author's feedback. We obviously had different perspectives. My thought BRIGHT and childlike. Her thought Southern-subtle, which I actually prefer in this case.