Wow! That blog break felt good. I haven't blogged or really showed myself online at all in over a month. May was insane for me. Probably the hardest month of my illustration career. I did a workbook project with about 800 illustrations, finished a cute book project and a few other small jobs. I was tired and I think
I'm all caught up now. Luckily it has been a little slow work wise the past few weeks which I really needed. I received about 5 jobs last week so it's time for me to pick up and go full force again (I work better like that anyway).
This month is almost over and I really wanted to get some licensing and personal work done. Not all that has happened but maybe I can work on things and hour here and there to get things done. I have been experimenting with gouache lately. A couple of years ago my rep suggested I try some traditional work after she saw a piece I had done with the background all in acrylics and the main object in clay. I'm not big on acrylics and have had tubes of gouache sitting around for about 3 years so I've brought them out again and started playing.
Here's one piece I worked on yesterday:
Also, my new intern
starts today. He comes over tonight to meet us all so I'll officially introduce him tomorrow.