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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring André François

Today over at <i>Kirkus</i>, I write about a new picture book from <b>Uri Shulevitz</b>. It’s called <i>Dusk</i>.<p>That is <b>here</b> this morning.<p>Last week, I wrote <b>here</b> about Isobel …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #360: Featuring Brian Biggs

<i>Sketch and final cover art</i><br>(Click each to enlarge)<p>Santa gets around any way he can, y’all.<p>And author-illustrator <b>Brian Biggs</b> proves this point in the …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » The Line

<i>(Click to enlarge)</i><p>Here’s a really quick post (because work calls) to show some artwork from <b>Paula Bossio</b>, who has also worked as a graphic designer …

Schnork

I've been pretty sick the last three days. This goblin named Schnork has been clamped to my head the whole time. He makes it very hard to work and …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » My Morning Chat with Jon Agee

This morning over at <i>Kirkus</i>, I chat with author-illustrator <b>Jon Agee</b>, pictured here.<p>We talk about his newest picture book, <i>Little Santa</i>, released by …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Uri Shulevitz

This morning over at <i>Kirkus</i>, I write about <b>Nina Laden’s</b> <i>Once Upon a Memory</i>, illustrated by <b>Renata Liwska</b>. That link is <b>here</b>.<p>Last week, I wrote <b>here</b> about</b> …

Opera patron

Sherlock

I've really enjoyed this series. I haven't tried drawing Sherlock/Cumberbatch before. I don't think I pushed the drawing as far as I'd like. I'll …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #361: Featuring David McPhail

I love to see a beautifully-crafted Mother Goose collection, and there’s a new one on shelves — David McPhail’s <b>My Mother Goose: A Collection of</b> …

I will never be good and that's not bad

I'm really opening up the floodgates for me posting nothing but fan art on here. I had better be careful Ha ha.<p>Wreck It Ralph is a really special …

60 second Giraffe in New York

My dogs

Thirsty Vampire

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » So, You Wanna Write a Picture Book?

I write here at <i>7-Imp</i> (and elsewhere) about picture books. ‘Cause I love them so.<p>I’ve never, however, tried to write one myself (except that time in …

Chapter 2: Le Roadtrip

Allthough we stayed in US for two week,s we still had a rather tight schedule so after two days in SF, it was time for the next adventure - moving on …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » A ‘Rather Dryly Witty Fellow’Shares Some Art and Dummy Images

<i>Early dummy image for the cover of</i> Little Santa<br>(Click to enlarge)<p><i>Final art: “And you know the rest of the story.”</i><br>(Click to enlarge)<p>Last week at …

Squiggle bird

Squiggle Red Hat

Thanks to Natalie for the squiggle!

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Renata Liwska

<i>Renata: “When I was little, I used to enjoy looking up at the ceiling and imagine living up there. We had a small apartment and it was full with us</i> …

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #362: Featuring Robert Byrd

<i>“The crowds at the Hartford jail were even greater than those in New Haven.<br>Evidently Africans like ourselves were a novelty, and so people streamed</i> …

Holiday Card 2013

Wolf sketches

<b>Hey amigos!</b><p>Do you remember this one?<p><i>"Did he just watch me poop?" Photoshop CS5 & Cintiq 12WX</i><p>I decided to develop some sort of story for it. So far …

Tigers and balloons

<i>Photoshop CS5 & Cintiq 12WX</i><p><b>Good morning!</b><p>I'm off to a meeting in like ten minutes, but though I'd throw these in real quickly just to show you guys …

Sketches - Raised by a Cat

<i>"Raised by a Cat" - Photoshop CS5 & Cintiq 12WX</i><p>I wonder what would happen if an orphaned foal got raised by a stray cat?<br>That would look so awkward... …

30,000!?

30,000 views?! Really? I can't even picture the reality of that number. Thanks to everyone out there who follows. I can't even understand this. It's …

It's been awesome!

<b></b><i>Wolf faces. Photoshop CS5 & Cintiq 12WX</i><p><b>Got back from LA two days ago.</b><p>The short version.....:<p>IT WAS AWESOME!! <br>Wow.<p>I'll have to get back and post …

CTNx 2013, sketches and excitement

<b>TADAAA!</b><p>Andrea is finally back!<br>Ghah, no idea what happened there, i think that managed to hit a minor wall or something, hence the absence. Don't get …