Tuesday, July 22, 2014


I've been working on two new book dummies (getting ready for the summer SCBWI conference in LA).   Though I'm excited about them both, they probably couldn't be more different.  

my heart, my heart  is a poem about how the heart can open, close and open again.

SoreFEET is a story about a small shoe shop, the factory outlet across the street, and what happens on a day when the North and the East wind come to town, looking to buy shoes...

Here are a few new images from SoreFEET...

Soon the winds approached Wesley McNub's FACTORY OUTLET SHOE STORE.

my heart, my heart

I've been working on some new images for my portfolio, as well as two new book dummies 
(getting ready for the summer SCBWI conference in LA).   

Here are a few images from one of the dummies, which is more poem than story:

from my heart, my heart:

my heart can be tiny

my heart can be large

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Another shoe shop sketch, this time of Mabeline and Meghan McKnight:

"...agreeing, for the first time ever, on something."

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

NYC SCBWI 2014 preparations

Portfolio is almost ready...


clam tide

Since the summer SCBWI conference in LA and my portfolio critiques, I've been working on a book dummy (CLAM TIDE) about a young girls first night-time dig for razor clams.  Here are a few sketches and prints from that story...

Mama says I can stay up late tonight

Just my raincoat...

Look what I found!

Papa says there are millions of razor clams hiding beneath the surface of the sand.

That boy has a shovel just like mine!

Now my feet are wet and cold.

My first clam!

I tell Mama I want to clean my own clams when we get home.

Mama says "we'll see..."