Rounding down the illustrations for the Gracie Brave project and beginning to ramp up for what's next for me.
I've been thinking a lot about how I might push the quirk factor in my work. The type of children's book illustrator I long to be is someone who shows more of a sense of humor in my work. I'm putting that intention out there and will explore it in the Lilla Roger's Children's Book Illustration class which starts in October.
In preparation for this upcoming course I have been taking a few related classes on Skillshare.
I recently watched Nina Rycroft's courses. I played with some face shapes in her "Explore Character with Nine Shapes" class:
Next I would like to use some of what I gleaned from her insight and apply it to inanimate objects with character.