2007 Illustrations | Year in Review

By heather at 7:12 pm on Friday, January 11, 2008

I’ve been catching up on archiving my projects from the past year, and had fun looking over the 157 illustrations I completed in 2007 (clicking on the image above will bring up a bigger picture!)

Was a busy year for me, with illustrating 6 children’s books (Good-bye Baby Max, My Best Worst Sleepover Party Ever, Little Land Adventures, Spotty & Eddie Learn to Compromise, Bookie and the Scoliosis Diagnosis, and The Brotherhood of the Stinky Underpants); 10 signs/banners for Parks Canada; a brochure for the Library of Parliament of Canada; a chip bag illustration; a couple Threadless t-shirt contest entries (Kantina and Twisted Sister); 4 seashell mosaics; 10 greeting card illustrations; and several personal pieces.

I’ve focused on improving my illustration skills by experimenting with painting in acrylics, and being more attentive to the human form in my children’s books in particular (the fruit of which you’ll see in my current projects…) But most significant for me this year has been expecting our first baby, and discovering all the challenges of illustrating while pregnant :)

Filed under: work in progress, inspiration, illustrations, business of illustration

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Comment by Rich Cantrell

January 14, 2008 @ 10:19 am

Heather, A very impressive year of work. I am so happy that Diane found you to work on her Baby Max book. I have read a little about the people you work for. Calif and Adelaide. What a combo! You have been one busy woman. Six more weeks before the big event, I hear. Good luck to you and Chris. (?)May 2008 be a banner year for both of you.

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