How an animal hibernates or brumates depends on many things including what specific type of animal it is and the environment around it. For example, a box turtle living in an icy, cold forest will act differently in winter than a snapping turtle living in warm water. It also depends on how one defines hibernation.… Continue reading Turtles, Hibernation, Brumation and More!
Category: Frequently Asked Questions
How a Book is Made
An inquisitive student asked me how a book is made. Such a great question! I found this great video from Bookmobile who is the printer who prints “Turtle’s First Winter.” Follow the link below to view the video! http://www.bookmobile.com/book-produc…/short-run-hardcovers
Tools I Use to Collage
I’m often asked how I create my illustrations. Quite simply, I collage photographs. I first create a silhouette of the object I wish to construct. Next, I cut up photographs mostly using an X-ACTO knife. I arrange the cutup pieces on the silhouette and glue pieces down one by one. I then scan finished objects into the… Continue reading Tools I Use to Collage