A new cover for the October issue of High Five. Art director: Kelley Cunningham.
Some selections from The Contest.
I recently had the pleasure of completing illustrations for a 16 page book for Dinardo Design and Heinemann Publishing. Naturally I was so pleased to have a hand in a book that shows a girl winning. The boys, Chip and Flip, learn in the end that they were outsmarted by a girl whom they had laughed at as not capable, and vow to let Tulip go first the next time they have a contest. I really had fun with the limited palette and expressions in this animal fantasy fiction. I'm hoping to illustrate more girl-centric stories in the future.
Can you guess how she carried the most nuts?
|Original art created with pastels, prismacolors and photoshop.|
|The cover will look something like this.|