One of the biggest challenges for illustrators is picking colors that look good together. There are two traps: The colors you pick look bad next to each other. You muddy the colors (desaturate them) so they go together, and you end up with an illustration that looks boring. My process in illustration is quick, totallyContinue reading “How Illustrators Cheat at Color (And Get Away With It)”
“The Mountain of Shoulds” You should cut your hair… you don’t take care of yourself enough, and that’s your personal brand. You should invest in making TikToks. You should be making more blogs, in fact you need an entire blog-making strategy, seo seo seo. It’s up front invest for long term site traffic. You shouldContinue reading “Entrepreneurial Poetry: The Mountain of Shoulds”
The worst feeling… I mean it sucks!.. is when you pour your heart and soul into a kids book, you hand it to a kid to read, and the kid tosses it aside because it’s not that interesting to them. Or worse, you’re like, “Let’s read this book!” and halfway into it you can seeContinue reading “Reaction Triggers, What are They and Why Should They Be in Your Kids Book?”
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