Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Greetings (cards)


I illustrate greeting cards in addition to children's books, so for this topic of "greetings" I'm showcasing a small sample of my card designs that have been licensed.
Click on the image to see the cards large enough to read.

Kristi Valiant
www.kristivaliant.com
kristivaliant.blogspot.com

Greetings


Painted with acrylic paints.
Anette Heiberg
www.anetteheiberg.com

Greetings


Illustrated by Sherry L Rogers
for McGraw Hill Educational

Monday, April 28, 2008

Greetings



Illustrated by Christine Mix
A Gift for a King, water color, 1997

GREETINGS !


From the "Adventures of Cali" a book I illustrated, by Michele L. Fisher.
©Ginger Nielson

Greetings!

©Kathleen Rietz (the "good" twin)
This sketch is from my 21 Day Challenge....read about it on my blog and see who else is participating!

Greetings!


Illustration by Anni Matsick

Greetings!


A Surprise Greeting from
Paco and the Giant Chile Plant ~ Paco y la planta de chile gigante
illustrated by
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
dulemba.com

Friday, April 25, 2008

Artist Choice...A Fishy Story!


© Deborah C. Johnson 2008
www.deb-johnson.com

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Artist choice - welcome home Sadie


I just finished this adoption announcement for a long time client who just adopted a little girl from China. The objects on the mobil are representing the new family's life together.
Mary Reaves Uhles
www.maryuhles.com

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Artrist Choice


Click for larger view
Cover for Paws, Claws, Hands and Feet
Published by Sylvan Dell Publishing
Illustrated by Sherry Rogers

Artist's Choice

Illustrated by Christine Mix
"The Ramblin' Question" colored pencil, 2000

"Ready for Bed"
illustrated by
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
dulemba.com

Monday, April 21, 2008

Artist's Choice


Kristi Valiant
www.kristivaliant.com
http://kristivaliant.blogspot.com

From ~ The Adventures of Cali




Cali goes for a plane ride disguised as an airport salad. Look closely, you'll find her.

Artist's Choice


www.robertabaird.com
A Mouse in the House

"Artist's Choice"

©Kathleen Rietz

Artists Choice



I can't tell you what it's for, but it goes outside your house and gets lit up when it's cold outside.
As well as being a Trade and Educational Illustrator, I do product design. Robert Snyder

Artist's choice


This is an illustration I made for a postcard for SOS Children's Villages Norway a while ago. Ink and watercolors.

Anette Heiberg
www.anetteheiberg.com

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Promotion - Take 2


Yesterday I posted a 5"x7" postcard that I sent out last week to trade publishers.
This postcard I just uploaded to have printed by Vistaprint today. I'll send this one to publishers of magazines and leveled readers. It shows illustrations from an easy reader that I illustrated for Seedling Publications called Map Fun.

Kristi Valiant
www.kristivaliant.com
http://kristivaliant.blogspot.com

Promotion



The promotion piece that got me my first job!
Illustrated by Joni Stringfield

Promotion



My latest promotional postcard - front and back.
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
dulemba.com

Monday, April 14, 2008

Promotion

Illustrated by Christine Mix
Dog Days of Summer, Water color, painted originally for an on-line SCBWI Illustrators Contest, in 2005.

Promotion

©Ginger Nielson
This is a portion of a promotional mailing...the animal section.

Promotion


This is the front and back of a 5"x7" postcard that I sent to publishers a few days ago. I attached a label with the publisher's address in the middle of the blue tablecloth. I usually have Vistaprint print my postcards, but they don't do the 5"x7" size, so I had this one printed at www.printplace.com.
Kristi Valiant
http://kristivaliant.blogspot.com
www.kristivaliant.com

Promotion


Newly created illustration that will be used as part of an 8.5 x 11 mailer
Sherry L Rogers

Promotion


Promotional postcard

Promotion


Illustration by Anni Matsick

This boy seems to be contemplating some sign making!
Image originally appeared in Pockets Magazine.

Promotion


This is a postcard I sent to publishers last year.

Anette Heiberg
www.anetteheiberg.com

~Promotion~

©Kathleen Rietz
A new promotional illustration I completed last week, entitles "Spring Dance".

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Sprout



For En el Campo, Harcourt Reading 2009. The story of a hispanic family and their farm.
Mary Reaves Uhles

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Sprout

Illustrated By Christine Mix
"The Sprout Fairies, (Fiddleheads & Crocus's)" Water Color/Gouache, 2008

Monday, April 7, 2008

Sprout



Illustrated By Joni Stringfield

"SPROUT"




Did you ever wonder if Baby Fairies were born with wings. Well they are! But, they are very tiny at the beginning.

Sprout


By Michelle Lana
Cartoon/Digital

Sprout


from
"Paco and the Giant Chile Plant ~ Paco y la planta de chile gigante"
illustrated by Elizabeth O. Dulemba
dulemba.com

Sprout


Double page spread from the book Sort it Out
Published by Sylvan Dell Publishing May 2008
Illustrated by Sherry Rogers

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Artist Choice



Donna Farrell
"Happy Spring"
Promo piece that Sprung in 2005!

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Artist's Choice ~ The Fairground


A time of quiet in a world of chaotic excitement.
©Ginger Nielson

Artist's Choice


Illustrated by Christine Mix
Water Color/Gouache, color illustraton from "Spike and the Wee Sea Folk"
A story in the making...