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Owl Baby

I’ve decided to study the illustrations of those that inspire me, and over the next year I’ll be sketching what I like most.

Today it’s one of Patrick Benson’s Owl Babies. 

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piboidmo2014officialparticipant

I’m taking part in PiBoIdMo 2014, aka Picture Book Idea Month! This is the first time I have taken part, and I’m really excited about it.

The challenge is to create 30 picture book concepts in 30 days, and while you don’t have to write a manuscript, you can if it feels right.

I’ll share the daily posts here, so look out for them 🙂

Playing with color - Matissa #1

Inspired by my trip to the Henri Matisse Cut-Outs exhibition at Tate Modern over the summer, I have decided to make a piece inspired by his work.

Step one is creating my color pallet. Would love to add a vibrant purple to these and some deep pinks, but need to work a bit harder on my mixing. It seems that purple doesn’t come that easy  . . . .

Purple attempts