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Showing posts from June 26, 2011

Traveling Sketchbook

Here is the first sample of some of the sketches I have been doing. I have been developing these two characters as well as others to put on the new website.
This is a sketch about friendship. I was inspired by the Patti Page song: "How much is that doggie in the window? The one with the waggely tail..."

Traveling sketchbook

Hello again, it has been awhile since my last post. I have been very busy redesigning and coding a new website for myself. Coming soon!
I have also been working on a book project for a local client for over a year now. It is to be kept under wraps until it is published. You have no idea how excited I am to show it, but that will have to wait.
Yesterday was sweltering here in Minneapolis. I think we almost set a record for a high dew point measurement. It felt like it was 105 degrees F., very tropical. So what to do on a too hot day? We bunkered down in the basement. I made a traveling sketchbook bag for myself. I have been using the off-the-shelf paper portfolios to hold my stuff but they are no match for all the abuse I put them through. This bag holds a 20x14 inch paper portfolio which I kept inside for stability.
Why do I need a "traveling portfolio"? During the summer, I spend a lot of my time at swimming lessons and such. I dislike being idle so, I take my work with me. I…