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Brian Wonders:  The Making of a Children's Book

Making-of the stickers

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This swim cap lady emerged out of a dream.

She had on a glittery red swim cap like a headdress.  She opened her mouth and balloons wafted out.  I sketched her out without questioning the reasoning and this was the end result.  She ended up being my favorite of the new characters appearing in this stickerbook edition.

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Here's a little before and after -- the sketch followed by acrylic/guache rendering.  

 And here's the final illustration with some other scattered about. 

And here's the final illustration with some other scattered about. 

 The final printed sticker!  I couldn't help create illustrations of tiny divers using her nose as a diving board.

The final printed sticker!  I couldn't help create illustrations of tiny divers using her nose as a diving board.

by Victor Robert