Sunday, June 20, 2010

A Day with Daddy by Nikki Grimes

Happy Father's Day!

A Day with Daddy by Nikki Grimes is a Scholastic "Just for You" title published by Color-Bridge Books.
Here's a great review from Booklist.

I had a very enjoyable time working on this book. My younger brother John posed as the Daddy in this story (he isn't a Daddy in real life yet). Here are a few behind-the-scenes images you might enjoy:

After the rough sketches are approved, I took photos for references for the daddy character;
Then I drew tight pencils:



And then final color paintings:

1 comment:

Sandy said...

Wonderful post!!! Great idea!