Rudy's Flight

Personal Project

My son wrote this story solely on the premise of "a frog takes a rocket to the North Pole." I knew I had to illustrate his story! This also led to starting  a Bite-Sized Book, a personal project where I create picture books for Instagram.

Author Micah Lewis

Illustrator Josh Lewis

BOOK DEVELOPMENT

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I explored some character development for Rudy and the polar bear. The polar bear fell short of feeling fierce. So I fixed that in the final. I also worked on the design for the rocket seen throughout the book.

THUMBNAIL SKETCHES

Before diving into sketches, I create these rough sketches. While things change naturally along the way, this lays out the plan for the book. 

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Sketches

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The sketches help me tighten down details.