Monthly Archives: January 2011

Letter U – All dressed up

I’ve stated it before, but Marilyn Pottage spent many many hours working on the list of subjects for each of the letters.  It was extremely important to her that this wasn’t just a picture book, but instructional as well, a … Continue reading

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Letter V – The mighty Volta

Darren Rawlings is a friend I met through the wonderful world wide web.  At first, I only knew about his own cool art and comic work, but when another friend of mine revealed his own book trailer, I found out … Continue reading

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Letter S – Savanna Sunset

I have a great respect for anyone who can master a medium and really make it their own.  Here is one such person, Charles Santoso’s finished pencil rendering and then the final book version with a splash of color. Just … Continue reading

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Letter Y – Final is Yamtastic!

Davey Thompson has just sent me her beautiful painting of the finished Y: Yam page.  What I really love about the way this book is forming is many of the pages seem to have stories taking place within them.  It’s … Continue reading

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Letters P & Q – Joining Feathers

When Marilyn and myself were laying out the book, organizing the pages as to which letters had spreads and which were single we sort of ran into a problem after we were done.  It involved letters P, Q, and R.  … Continue reading

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Letter C – Complete

Crystal Driedger has finished her letter C : Cloth page and here it is in all it’s amazing splendor!  Her attention to the patterns in the cloth is just staggering. It was a real treat to see this one transform … Continue reading

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Letter W – Updated!

Hello everyone.  Last week I was informed by Marilyn that we had a little problem with the Waterhole page.  Apparently there are no wild Zebras found in Ghana (or other large herd types).  The wonderful Alina Chau graciously changed up … Continue reading

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