17 February 2011

It's time for a change! I've been looking for a fresh, cleaner layout for my blog and so I'll be saying goodbye to Blogger. Tumblr has won me over at last! From now on, you can keep up with my work, sketches, and ideas over at my new blog, Leaping Buffalo. There will be lots of new stuff to see, so be sure to check it out!

06 February 2011

Star Map

I did this cover for the March/April 2011 issue of Cicada all about Maps. I find map illustration difficult. Maintaining accuracy, and in this case, for a kids'-young adult magazine, infusing some liveliness into that can sometimes be a little tricky...But! this was a fun change of pace and I was given pretty much free reign. So, accuracy goes out the window as the constellations are definitely not in their places, but this was fun and I'm happy with the result! Orion is my favorite.

And here's a detail:

09 January 2011

08 January 2011

Muse Magazine

Here are a couple pieces from a handful that I did recently for Muse Magazine on an article about the deceptive nature, or rather the deceptive use of numbers. The first image is about the strange idea a few years ago that the blond gene was going to die out in the future, which was believed mainly because of the number of years tagged on it. It was an interesting article! And you can read all about it in the Feb 11 issue of Muse. Thank you to my very wonderful AD, John Sandford!