The proof arrived in the mail just as the mercury dropped

Good news and glad tidings! The printed proof of my little book of Inktober drawings arrived, and I'm releasing it to the world, so have at. Order away! Today, too, I went to press to see my first few printed items since working at NYC & Co; a very satisfying and exciting mission for a… Continue reading The proof arrived in the mail just as the mercury dropped

Process: from manuscript to illustrated book

This is a post about a project I've been participating in for a few months. It's a noir-style children's book in which nursery rhymes meet police procedural. A friend and client of mine, R. Andrew Heidel (owner of famous The Way Station bar), wrote True Crimes from Rhymes Square years ago and finally found an illustrator who was right for the job— Eric Hamilton. They hired me on as the publication designer.