Sunday, June 25, 2017

Babe in the Woods

I'm so excited to have completed my first kids book illustrations. The book is called Forest Baby, written by Laurie Elmquist, and published by Orca Books.

The book is about a mum and baby going for a walk in the forest. It's a lovely story, describing the things they see, hear and feel. Strangely enough, the job came along while I was on maternity leave and my son and I would often walk by the lake or in the woods, just the two of us. So when I read Laurie's story, I felt very connected to the material. Also, I conveniently had large quantities of reference material to work from. 

Serendipity at work, I guess. Sometimes life is just like that. 

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