Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Wacky Wedding


Here is my entry for the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators illustration contest.
The challenge was to illustrate a very unconventional wedding.

Wow! They had over 100 entries!

Click here to view the winning entries.

Congrats to Brad Sutton, Kristi Valiant and Ryan Gerrish.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful piece, Stacy! It looks as if you incorporated several mediums in this piece. What all did you use to color this? ___Again, really nice!

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  2. Hi Bucky! Thanks!

    I used my usual ink, watercolors on this piece. Nothing too fancy.

    It was fun to draw!

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  3. Very cool, Stacy, but you mean there's no colored pencil use on top of the watercolor, or anything like that? Love your color work. Beautiful.

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  4. Nope, that is all watercolor. It does look like colored pencil at a small file size though.

    My watercoloring style tends to be crosshatching in watercolor on top of the underpainting. It's not something you see alot of, I think I developed it from my cartooning background.

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  5. Very interesting. ___I love the technique and effect.

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  6. I think your illustration is quite charming and very unconventional...I never would have thought of a wedding between a salt and pepper shaker.Kristi's is good too, I actually like these better than the winner...

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  7. Bucky, wherefore hast though been? (pronounced "bean") Ted say Hey.

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  8. Hi Ted. Oh, I've been lurking here and there. Not to worry, I check in daily with you guys and it goes without saying that I am fascinated by the work posted. I really wish there was a way to post comments after Wes's stuff...what's happened to that option? Just curious.___But I have also been dealing with a bad lower back and turning 46 just a couple days ago....so this old man is moving slower....ha.___You guys keep up the great work.

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