The following illustrations were done for a manuscript called Winny the Princess Playing Pony that I have written and created a dummy book for . I’ve been experimenting with different styles and media trying to create art that fits the story. It needs to be something young and playful. The above art is done with … More A new style with mixed results
To transfer my sketch to the six foot tall canvas, I enlarged the drawing in Photoshop to the right dimensions and then divided it up and printed it in 11″ x 17″ panels. I taped them all together and then to the canvas. Next, using old fashioned carbon paper placed underneath the sketch, I traced … More Return of the Jackelope – Step 3 – Transferring the Drawing and Underpainting
This past Saturday, Tom McDermott and I had a book release party for Otis Steele and the Taileebone: A Southern Tall Tale. Tom is a traveling storyteller and has been telling this tall tale for many years. Finally, he put it down on paper and got Pelican Publishing Company to publish it. He asked if … More Otis Steele and the Taileebone book launch
This is the grand launch of my NEW and IMPROVED blog/portfolio site, JEFF CROSBY/ILLUSTRATOR AUTHOR! It was formerly a neglected blog-only site, but I have now added my portfolio of illustrations to it, right at the top of the page. The portfolios feature my new work as well as some older favorites. So, since it’s … More 3,2,1…Relaunch!