Surprising wins of sending out a printed children’s books portfolio

…Featuring cute woodland creatures on the mailer 😊️

Drawing makeover! The little prince and the fox

I did the initial drawing (digitally, although it looks like colour pencil ;)) while working on my illustrated adaptation of ‘The Little Prince’. In order to advertise the upcoming book at French convention Japan Expo, I handed out this flyer at my stand (the image displays front and back side by side): I was very […]

New portfolio piece: Girls in a tree

This piece expands on another girl in a tree I painted beginning of last June for #kidlitartpostcard, a hashtag / initiative started by author and illustrator Gina Perry. In the USA it is/was usual for illustrators to regularly send postcards to publishers to advertise their work – this is the digital, online version :) Here’s […]

‘Loukoum and the Quince Quest’ submitted to Unpublished Picture Book Showcase 2023

Just before going on holidays I finished putting together my submission to this year’s Unpublished Picture Book Showcase! Fortunately they had extended the deadline, initially on July 5th, to July 12th, otherwise I would not have managed 😅️. “Unfortunately” due to holidays preparations and departure I could not take full advantage of the additional week […]

Testing new art supplies in my sketchbook: Happy, wintery little girl

I did not expect it to take that long, but at least I made something cute :)