Category Archives: Pete and the Enchanted Book
Three years after I published “Amelia Dyer” I have a new book out! Yay! You can buy the print copy directly from my website. Currently working on the eBook version which should be available shortly. Keep your eyes out for the animation too! 🙂
And here’s the back cover of my picture book! I might make a few small amendments but it’s more or less complete now… phew!
I’ve been playing around with the idea of animating my book for a while now… because three years of writing and illustrating ONE story isn’t long enough, hahaha.
below you’ll find a low-quality clip of the animation that I’ve been working on.
So finished work on the book cover. This should be the final version (unless I change my mind last minute of course).
I received the finalised text to my picture book “Pete and the enchanted book” a few weeks ago, and I’ve been busy rendering the final illustrations with the hope of having everything completed in a month or so. I’ve been somewhat slowed down by the fact that the pictures look a lot darker in print than they do on the computer screen, but I think I may have resolved the discrepancy, so here’s hoping I’ll finish it all very soon 😊
Even though Anna has a very minute role in my latest picture book, she’s becoming my favourite character!
Been working on the nature (grass, trees etc.) on this illustration and it’s coming along nicely.
Blender does not always play nicely. For some strange reason it decided my little character was having a bad hair day 🙂
Lighting is something that I’ve been paying more attention to when illustrating my latest picture book. And lately, I’ve also been reading about colour schemes and colour theory.
I’m reworking some of my illustrations from my book to employ what I’ve learnt in the last few weeks. The idea is to go back and recolour and re do the lightning to improve the illustrations.
Below are two pics that I’ve been working on this month (click to view whole image).