Tuesday, January 18, 2011

it was a record year for rainfall - part II

In case you're just tuning in - I've been talking about the book I did for The Art House Co-op's sketchbook project. Yesterday I revealed pages 1-13 and today we continue...with a map of british columbia!


OoOo that rain gauge (aka the line on the back side of the pages) is starting to get up there! More rain on the coast! I really like this next page:


I wish all drains had eyes on them...


This next one is my mom's favourite. Leslie told me that I ripped this image off of someone (which I certainly didn't do intentionally - no photo reference for me!) but I'm fairly sure wellies and rain puddles are pretty common images...


And the rain keeps on falling! After all, it was supposed to be a record year for rainfall...



This next one is probably my favourite page of the entire book (also marking the half way point which I was super stoked about). Plus it lets me tie in more science! and bull kelp!



Behold a slight return of the b.c. map. Apparently I like to tie a little geography into my sketches.



I tried to do a few "real life" type drawings as well - but those expressive and cute rain clouds just keep popping in!


And the rain level just keeps rising!



Oh what a great page to leave the second installment on! I love that one! Tune in tomorrow for the final pages - same bat time, same bat channel (well...not really...but my life needs more batman references...)

6 comments:

  1. The dog with his tongue hanging out looks like he is having fun! He's so cute. Mom

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  2. Where's Haida Gwaii on that second map of BC? Hiding behind the angry rain cloud, perhaps. I love the dog with his tongue hanging out too. I think you should make him into a pin-backed button!

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  3. I'm so glad that you completed your sketchbook! I remember your post showing its blank pages, not long ago...

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  4. This is so neat! thank you for sharing it!

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