Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 28)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 28)

The last illustration for the book is finished!!!! Hooray!!!! Illustration number 8 has been finished right on time to celebrate Natalie’s 8th birthday. Today is my girl’s birthday and I’m so happy and so proud to be her Mom. All the original...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 27)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 27)

Hello! Here I’m sharing the last 2 characters for the book. I cannot believe that I’m working on illustration #8. I wanted my wolf for the fable to look like the real animal because in the story he’s free and wild and hasn’t been domesticated....
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 26)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 26)

Yay!!! The Frog and the Ox illustration is finished!! Per my editor’s suggestion I arranged the stage to represent a lake in this fable. Frogs are normally close to water so I really loved the idea. I tested reflecting the trees and the 2 flowers from the...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 25)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 25)

Please somebody do something!!! This little frog is about to pop like a balloon!! Please froggy!!!! Stop trying to be as big as an Ox!!!! It’s never gonna work!!! Do you want me to hold your three-finger hand? I promise not to ruin your yellow nail polish!  May...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 24)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 24)

Here is the Ox from The Frog and the Ox!!! There are different types of Oxen (that’s the plural of ox). I decided to represent a Musk Ox because the presence is more appropriate for the story which is about a BIG ox and a small frog. The frog sees the giant ox...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 23)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 23)

The 6th illustration for the book is finished!! This book is more and real every week 🙂 Now I want to say thanks a million for your comments and encouraging words and electronic birthday cards and e-mails for my birthday, they really made a difference in my day...
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