Category Archives: africa

the Fatou Storysack…

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I love these storysacks. And I loved illustrating this story. http://www.storysack.com/sacks/show/83 to preorder one now. There are also lots of teacher/parent resources on the http://www.cornertolearn.com website for downloading!

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Another Gambia piece with cut paper…

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I can see this getting addicting, and since it is only mildly dangerous – so what?
Dangerous only because I am slightly reckless with knives. I did, once, in a job interview, saw off part of my thumb with a knife while cutting lettuce. Strangely enough they offered the job anyway. Beginning of the boom in alberta where they just needed people I suppose. I was a cook for a long time though and I do still have all my fingers!

So, aside from that disgusting diversion, here is the latest piece in my quest for clothing of cut paper. The faces are done in gouache, background in acrylic and clothing in cut paper.