Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 16)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 16)

The fourth illustration is finished! Now I’m half way to the end, 4 more illustrations in 2 more week. Yay!! And of course, the book cover too, which will be like the icing on the cake 🙂 I think that the lion and the mouse have good chemistry. It’s hard to...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 15)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 15)

Please meet the tiniest member of the Fables of La Fontaine crew 🙂 He’s sooo cute in person! For someone that’s only about 1 inch tall he has lots of personality. A brave little mouse that didn’t hesitate to save Mister Lion’s life. Bravo for...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 14)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 14)

Rooooarrrr! Yay! Mister Lion from The Lion and the Mouse is here! Now that he has joined the crew I feel as if I have known him forever. Making the exact Lion that I envisioned was great! I took my mind to interesting places for inspiration. My main source of...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 13)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 13)

Yay!!! The third illustration is finished! Each time I finish a new piece for the book I get so excited! It makes me happy seeing these little paper worlds on my table. They’re so real to me. I love this empty stage. It makes me want to jump into it and do a...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 12)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 12)

Yay!! Please meet my new friend the tortoise! Bringing this creature into the world was a real joy, because I love tortoises. I used to have a tiny jicotea when I was living in Havana. Her name was Dorotea. Dorotea loved walking inside my apartment putting two legs on...
Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 11)

Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 11)

I’m so happy to be back reporting! Today has been a great day regarding the book. I spent lots of time working on the hare character and trying to figure out the best way to represent it. (The fable in question now is The Tortoise and the Hare). First I thought...
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