Thursday, December 23, 2010
Friday, December 17, 2010
Sunday, November 28, 2010
This is the spread I created for the month of September in the upcoming picture book "Prairie Storms", by Sylvan Dell Publishing, due for release in 2011.
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Saturday, October 9, 2010
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Monday, September 6, 2010
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Here is a sneak peek inside my next book, Stork Musters& Critter Clusters...
A surfeit of skunks acted like punks.
This is book 2 in a set of 3 of the Critter Series.
Book 1 was released in January, Lemur Troops & Critter Groups, can
be purchased via 4RV Publishing's site, Amazon or Barnes and Noble.com.
If you use Facebook to keep in touch with what your friends are doing,
I would like to invite you to stop by my fan page, Nikki Boetger Illustrations!
Sunday, July 4, 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Starting today and ending June 22nd, I am having a coloring contest for my picture book, Lemur Troops & Critter Groups. The contest is open to children 10 and under. All you have to do is copy the sheet above and give to a child to color. Once the sheet has been colored, scan it and email it back to me and I will be posting them in a special slideshow and album.
Each child who enters will be put into a special drawing for a chance to win a book related prize. If for some reason you can't scan it, please contact me for a way to mail it in.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Friday, May 14, 2010
Friday, May 7, 2010
This little piggy was my doodle for today...
I am going to start trying to soften my illustration look...
I love my linework, but have found that a lot of jobs pass me by because it is too heavy for such soft looking characters.. I also want to toy around with making my digital work look more like a traditional method of painting or maybe even color pencil...
This was just something I did while on a break at the day job. It is done in Photoshop with a dry brush...
I like it for a quick sketch...
Oh, and I truly am sorry for not blogging here for a long time.
I am working diligently on a few projects that I am not allowed to talk about. And with holding a day job too, I don't have much time left over to do new art just for me...
Monday, May 3, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Monday, April 12, 2010
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Monday, March 29, 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Monday, March 1, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Monday, February 22, 2010
A drove of cattle wore bells that rattle.
A leash of foxes hid under boxes.
My second book, Lemur Troops & Critter Groups is now available for purchase on Amazon, Barnes & Noble.com and on the 4RV Publishing web sites.
The author, Rena Jones, has put together a series of rhyming sentences that introduce animal congregations to children. The illustrations take those silly sentences a step further and put the animals in humanistic scenarios and provide humor for children and adults.
Also, visit Rena or I on Facebook and join the Critter Series fan page!