Recent Publication Hits Market

A board book I illustrated for a subsidiary of Lerner Publications is now available. It's called, "The Opposites of My Jewish Year." You can go to my site to purchase it Obviously it has a very select market...Jewish. It takes the Jewish holidays throughout the year and teaches opposites using objects associated with each. Hannukah, for example, uses the menorah to teach high and low (the middle candle is high..the shamash...and the other candles are low). Not being Jewish myself, I was grateful for the internet and the definitions of Jewish words and holidays I found there as I researched the illustrations.
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Dog Walkers Finished

So, if you'll look in my previous posts, you'll see a sketch of a boy "walking" some dogs. Well I finally got around to painting the piece. Here's how it turned out. Notice I only outline the main focus figures in black line. For the other parts, I just leave the sketch line showing through.
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Star Wars Episode III and other matters

Well, it's been a while since I posted, but a lot has been going on. We're in the process of selling our house and getting it ready was a bit of a chore. But my parents came to visit and I took my dad to see Star Wars Episode III on opening day (5-19-2005). It was the 11 am showing so we avoided the real lines of the previous midnight showing. We thought we'd be avoiding the costumers too but this sketch proves otherwise. They were trying to be Padme and Anikin...they were anything but. I found it humorous.
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