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Zoe Sparks: Stuffie Rescue Squad

My new all-ages graphic novel launches on October 6, 2014 at www.zoesparks.ca To give a little bit of insight into my process, I thought I would share some of my sketches and show the stages I go through in creating the artwork. 1. Writing/thumbnailing I start with a story goal in mind, a short written [...]

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Blog Post Roundup

If you’ve missed any of my posts over at the SCBWI Canada East Illustrator’s Blog, here is a round up of some of my posts that you may find of interest: Streamline Your Workflow With Manga Studio Story Editor How Manga Studio Convinced me to Draw Digitally Illustrating Characters: Personality Goes a Long Way Adventures [...]

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Spot illustrations for Clubhouse Jr.

Here are some recent spot illustrations I did for the joke page in Clubhouse Jr. Magazine. Which birds really stick together? Vel-crows.   Some concept sketches for the vel-crows: What kind of fish likes to listen to music? A tune-a fish. Who gives cows money when they lose teeth? The Moo-th fairy.    

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New Kids! Poster

I recently collected some of my kids character designs onto a poster. I’m planning to send this along with some other samples to various potential clients. I also have it available for purchase here.

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“Just Kidding” Illustration for Clubhouse Jr. Magazine

I recently had another super fun assignment for Clubhouse Jr. Magazine – creating the illustration for the “Just Kidding” feature in the May 2014 issue. The Clubhouse magazines are always full of wonderful illustrations so I get excited every chance I get to contribute. I had a lot of fun adding the little details in [...]

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Skate Park Puzzle – May ChickaDEE Magazine

The May 2014 issue of ChickaDEE Magazine is now available, and I had the pleasure of illustrating the puzzle spread for this issue. This puzzle features a bike trail maze, which was a really fun challenge to create. I used to draw mazes in my school notebooks all the time, so this one brought back [...]

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Twins in Time – eBook

I’m excited to announce the launch of Twins in Time, a children’s eBook written by Zach Weinersmith with illustrations by yours truly. The book is now available – Get it here! Here’s a short book description: Twins in Time is a visual adventure written in verse. It is written with children in mind, but particularly [...]