The release date for my new back has been put back to Fall 2010 due to “circumstances beyond my control!” This was a terrible disappointment to me, but it does give us the opportunity of letting more people know about the book before the release date.
After all our work, I’m really excited to see Amy Achaibou’s artwork in place, and photos of all the spreads in color. Below is the Lily Vase. Click here to see more images of the book.
Paper Blossoms is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day (May 9) 2010! Pre-order your copy today from Chronicle Books: http://www.chroniclebooks.com/index/main,book-info/store,books/products_id,8545/title,Paper-Blossoms/
One of the most complex pop-ups I’ve worked on is now completed! The Tropical Spread features a Bird of Paradise, Heliconia, several Gingers, Anthurems, and lush tropical vegetation. The white mock-up version is shown here but I’m itching to post the colored art pictures just as soon as we have pictures of the printed samples […]
Another spread from “Paper Blossoms” is complete. This different type of arrangement features graceful cascading roses and foliage and now moves on to have the artwork added.
This beautiful spread features lotus flowers on a bed of lily pads with a water iris backdrop. There’s even a dragonfly touching down nearby, and in the final version a suggestion of hidden koi carp in the water.
Here is further development from Paper Blossoms. This pop-up is from a spread that features a vase of lilies. Future spreads will features roses, lotus flowers, and tropical flowers.
I’m currently hard at work wrapping up a new book for Spring 2010. This one is completely different to the Castaway Pirates – and it’s for the grown-ups! “Paper Blossoms: A Pop-Up Book of Beautiful Bouquets for the Table” will feature large spreads of ornate floral pop-ups that be displayed as table art. Some of […]
I recently designed this fun pop-up island scene for Chronicle Books’ Julius Pop-Up Sticker Activity Book . This one-of-a-kind sticker activity kit offers children hours of creative fun with Julius and his friends. The sturdy, portable format features hundreds of stickers, an art-and-sticker activity book, and the pop-up island scene that children can decorate with […]