Thursday, May 10, 2018

My Guest Artist

It's a TBT to the summer of 2014, almost mid-way through the many-year production of this book. My daughter Ariel was 7-years-old and went through a phase where she would always draw a butterfly in the right corner of all her drawings. This became the inspiration for one of the poems I wrote for the book, and Ariel got to contribute her own illustration as well.

Here is A Butterfly in the Right Corner, also narrated by Ariel (who is now 11), the subject of the final teaser trailer leading to book release.

The first physical proof is currently being shipped to me to ensure final approval. Stay tooned!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Teaser Trailer #1

Listen in close...the gnomes are coming!

Behold, the first teaser trailer for Gnomes of the Cheese Forest and Other Poems, coming soon in 2018. More updates to come...

Saturday, October 7, 2017


In book news and some new online developments, much is happening and I hope to have something definite to announce here in the near future.

In other news, it's that time of year again for INKTOBER and I'm drawing everyday. Follow me here to check out the things.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

New Drawings are Happening

Time for an overdue update. I had some animation projects that kept me busy through the spring but in the last few weeks I've been getting back to the book and getting some new illustrations done.

Here's a few details.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

The whip-poor-wills come for their jars...

Here is a video I posted on Facebook Live recently, the inking of a book illustration in progress...


Monday, October 3, 2016


Posting a few updates. Progress has been steady on the book in terms of writing, re-writing, editing and re-illustrating. The title poem in particular has been getting a major make-over in terms of the drawings, and I'm really happy with how they are turning out. I've been showing little snippets online so I've bunched them all here.

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...and here is an illustration for a new poem that has made its way into the book.

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I'm hoping to start posting more on the blog again soon, once I sort out a few important things on the overall plan and progress for how it's all going to come together as a REAL BOOK! It will happen, by hook or by crook.

In other news, I'm doing the #Inktober challenge again this year, so follow me on Instagram and Twitter for daily drawings all through this month.