I've been reworking a page spread for Gracie Brave. I wasn't satisfied with one of the recent submissions and asked the authors if it was ok if I went back in. I've also been looking critically at my ability to keep the characters consistent throughout all the illustrations I've completed so far. The beauty of this independent project is that I can really work at my craft in a way that benefits both my own growth as well as the author's vision.
Here are the images of Hazel, Gracie's grandmother that I have incorporated into the book so far:
I rejected this version of Hazel - I realized changing her clothes might be interesting but it effects consistency of the character and doesn't work.
Here is the first version of the two page spread:
This is the redo of this spread: