Category Archive: editing

When Your Best Isn’t (Yet) Good Enough

I’ve been here before. I’m near the end of a long project, my Teeny-Tiny ABC book. The art has gone fairly well, but I know in my heart I can do better. This… Continue reading

Imelda, The Wonder Tub

I am a hot-bath junkie. I hit the tub late, after my family is asleep. Taking Roger Ebert’s movie reviews along guarantees I won’t be in bed before midnight. Often the cat will… Continue reading

Words and Pictures

I have just finished building the book dummy for Zando with InDesign. Celebration time! My favorite part is adding the story text to the rough drawings. Though I have planned space for the… Continue reading

Triple Play

I can always tell when my first idea for a story-painting is a flop. I’ll be enthusiastic for a day, just because I had an idea.  “Great job, Brain!” I’ll think smugly.  “Here’s your… Continue reading

“Jack Built”

I’m working on preliminary drawings for a painting of “The House That Jack Built” and realizing, again, how editing an art piece resembles editing a manuscript.  I’d like to say they’re neat pyramid-type… Continue reading