Wooden Children: Encounters with the Imaginary Volume 2

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Boneshaker ran a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017 to fund the book. I created this photo and other product photography to support the campaign. To see more, click "next artwork" at the bottom of the page.

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"Benevolent Mischief" was the full bleed, 9x12 main illustration for my 6 page section of the book, entitled "Wooden Children".

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Pages 3-4 of my 6 page section of the book.

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"The Spider-Place", a supplemental illustration featured on page 3.

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"A Home for Gnomes", a supplemental illustration featured on page 3.

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"Wooden Children", featured on page 4.

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I opted to do a second full bleed 9x12 illustration for my section.

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"Gardening", 9x12"

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This is an illustration I worked on called "Ebisu" with fellow artist Manuel Aquino. It appears at the start of the "Diuturnal" chapter of the book.

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The start of the "Diuturnal" chapter which features "Ebisu".

Encounters with the Imaginary is a creature art anthology published yearly by Boneshaker Press. Volume 2 was released in early 2018 and is now available for purchase on Gumroad. In early 2017 I was invited by my friends at Boneshaker to create some work for the project. My contribution was a short story and an accompanying set of illustrations, product photography, and marketing assets, which supported the creation of the product itself and the success of its Kickstarter campaign. The end result is a beautiful book featuring the work of more than 20 fantastic artists.

Special thanks to Jeszika Le Vye, Kira Knight, Evan Winston, and Magali Mebsout for coordinating the project! And of course a very special thanks to artist Manuel Aquino for the awesome collaboration project on our Diuturnal chapter illustration!

Project for Boneshaker Press, 2017