Tag: Illustration

Year of the Monkey

Today marks the first day of spring for the Year of the Fire Monkey. I got to illustrate the Monkey King himself and have it printed on a T-shirt to mark the occasion.

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Seeking its Sequential Art Solution: the case of page 108

thumbnail sketch for page 108

The challenge of illustrating of page 108 of the graphic novel Tiger’s Tale warrants a more in-depth view of the sequential art process. . . The resulting blog entry catalogues the tensions between two artistic temperaments, the meticulous planner and the inspired improviser, as well as the resulting artwork distilled from their tenuous collaboration.

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Hildebrandts on Illustrating Tolkien

Fellowship of the Ring illustration by The Brothers Hildebrandt

With Game of Thrones and The Hobbit series fresh in mind, this 70’s era fantasy imagery is all the more fascinating.

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26th Annual Children’s Book Illustrator Exhibit

Artists’ reception for the 26th Annual Children’s Book Illustrator Exhibit at the Sun Gallery in Hayward California is this Saturday (March 14, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm), and you’re invited!

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SCBWI submission project

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The Rat and the Raven

The Rat and the Raven

A Tiger’s Tales silent aside.

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Little Monk & The Shaolin Abbot

Artist's Edition Cover

Just this afternoon the Venerable Shi Yongxin (释永信), Abbot of Shaolin Temple paid a visit to the Kung Fu Tai Chi magazine offices. As Senior Designer / Art Director I was tasked (along with the rest of the media crew) with

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Illustrating Little Monk and the Mantis: pt. 3

illustrating Mantis Kung Fu

Previously, The story now titled Little Monk and the Mantis: a bug, a boy and the birth of a kung fu legend has been broken down into thirteen key images, one of which has been completed. After nearly a year

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