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post #11 of 19 Old 03-30-2014, 09:48 PM
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Very nice work.
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post #12 of 19 Old 03-30-2014, 11:39 PM
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I have been a Garzon fan from the beginning!! Have read two of her adult stories. Your illustrations are beautiful.
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post #13 of 19 Old 03-31-2014, 07:55 AM
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Thanks Cakemom!!! I remember us having a discussion right after 'Blaze of Glory' came out, and now it's a trilogy, with a spinoff on the way :)

I thought this book we're working on (with TinyLiny) would be way simpler to write, since it's a kid's book, but the opposite has proven true. That's what I get for agreeing to write a story with my kids, LOL.
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Children's literature is THE most difficult do.
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OMG If only I could draw like that!!!!!!!! Those are SO beautiful!
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post #16 of 19 Old 05-01-2014, 11:40 PM Thread Starter
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recent work for the book

more illustrations. It's coming together, and the author has a very satisfying story to tell. Here are the two main HUMAN characters:

mgarzon portrait of Ben.jpg

mgarzon portrait of Sydney - Copy.jpg
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Beautiful work!!
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post #18 of 19 Old 05-03-2014, 03:05 PM
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I wish I had someone like you near by to teach me Wonderful work, as always. I particularly love the first one, with the boy on his bike.
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I like the bike one, too. It was the first I did . Unfortunately, it's very hard to maintain an exact consistency of style throughout all the illustrations. I see a lot of variation in this, and it bothers me. Hopefully, the viewers will not be as harsh of critics and will focus more on the content of the image, rather than the style.

Here are a few more:

mgarzon Sydney and Vee Vee greet Ben.jpg

mgarzon Panther sees Ben.jpg

mgarzon sydney meets mocha.jpg
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