Illustration and Writing Blog

Bill Watterson Rocks!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2013 in Creativity and Productivity | Comments Off

I wonder what type of pen Watterson used… anyone else?

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Seussism For Thought

Posted by on Aug 24, 2013 in Creativity and Productivity | Comments Off

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” ― Dr. Seuss

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Making a Memory Book

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Illustration Project, Making a Book | Comments Off

A family memory book is a unique way to remember your loved ones or immortalize an unforgettable time in your life. Sariah Welch Lopez is one author who did this in her book, “A Little, Baby Frog”. Her story recounts a memorable childhood vacation with her mom and best friend. Making a family memory book can be part fiction part non-fiction. Sariah decided to take her story and make it a fictional recount of  a silly memory she had with her best friend. Creating this book was a way for Sariah to share a fun memory with her friends...

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Al Instagram Shot from the book

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Al is finally ready!

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Page 1 from Al Book

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Get Published Challenge, Illustration Project | Comments Off

Posting a page a day from my new book “Al of the Piney Woods”

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Al of the Piney Woods: M G Murphy: 9781493584765: Amazon.com: Books

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Al of the Piney Woods: M G Murphy: 9781493584765: Amazon.com: Books Al of the Piney Woods [M G Murphy] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The critters of the Piney Woods are in grave danger, but they don’t know it. Their only hope is a clumsy little owl Al is officially available on Amazon now! The IPad ebook is coming...

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Character Rotation

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Creativity and Productivity, Illustration Project | Comments Off

Character rotation of a character from my upcoming book “Chewed”

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New Story Sketches

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Illustration Project | Comments Off

Passion project I’m working on with my sister and first time author Julie McFarland. This story will be dedicated to ending violence against women. More to come on a possible kickstarter campaign

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Boy and a tree sketch

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

fun illustration for an author I’m working with

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Fitzroy the Bear

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Creativity and Productivity, Illustration Project | Comments Off

meet Fitzroy! a character from the book I’m working on “Al of the Piney Woods”

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Character Design Head Rotation

Posted by on Nov 16, 2013 in Illustration Project | Comments Off

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Rough Sketch from Al of the Piney Woods

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

roughs from a book I’m working on “Al of the Piney Woods”

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