"Magical Maiden" by Cillyart

"Magical Maiden" by Cillyart
"Magical Maiden and A Troubador/Minstrel" by Cillyart/CMB

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Manuscript of My Current Book Project now Submitted for Review by Literary Agents...

Yesterday was a crazy day...and I met an important goal to submit my current book manuscript project to interested literary agents. Now to prep for some family time this weekend in Texas! Hope you are all having a wonderful, productively creative day!!!

Monday, August 26, 2013

Artist Visit to a Local School and More Progress on My Current Book Project Today!!!

I was at Sullivan School today helping the 6th grade students create their silhouettes for their Curriculum Night displays! We did over 50 silhouettes! I was also able to get in some illustration and editing time as well on my upcoming children's chapter book too! Wishing you all a wonderful week! :oD

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The Transfer of Thumbnail Sketches into Story Illustrations Has BEGUN!!!

Three of my thumbnail sketches are now being transformed into story illustrations on watercolor paper...this is so exciting for me! It is quite a process, but I can hardly wait to share my work as a new chapter book for children, families, teachers and students! Stay tuned!!! :oD

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Thumbnail Sketches for Newest Book Project are NOW DONE!

Thumbnail sketches for my newest book project are done...now to evolve them into story illustrations.  I started evolving the last one and it is looking very promising!  I can hardly wait to share...so stay tuned!  :oD

Monday, August 19, 2013

Needing a bit of creativity in my busy, Busy, BUSY day!

Monday  of this new week is proving to be another busy, Busy, BUSY day...working on more thumbnail sketches for my current book project, beginning the "set-up & organize my husband's teacher office" project, doing bookkeeping & bill-paying, and starting the laundry!  Woo Hoo!!!  Got to get in a bit of creativity in there somewhere, ya know!  :o)

Friday, August 16, 2013

Thumbnail sketches update...

More thumbnail sketches accomplished today...the real work begins when I take each thumbnail sketch and create the finished story illustration! :o)

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Back to Thumbnail Sketching Illustrations for My Current Book Project...

I had the chance to re-read the new chapter book story that I finished in June...I really enjoyed it!  Back to thumbnail sketching the story illustrations for it!  I'm feeling excited about finishing this project so I can share it with children, families and other lovers of children's books!  :o)

Monday, August 12, 2013

Back into the CREATIVE Shop...

Back into the creative shop trying to get my creative juices flowing again...it has been a wild, enjoyable summer...but wanting to get back in the "flow!"  Stay tuned!  :oD

Monday, August 5, 2013

I Will Be Back To Creating...SOON!

The wonderful wedding of our son and new daughter is over...and now the sorting, cleaning, putting away and returning process has begun. I will be back to creating soon! :o)