Friday, June 18, 2010

Illustration Friday - Paisley


Cora in her paisley dress from my award-winning picture book, Cora Cooks Pancit. In a week I'll receive the APALA picture book award for this book at the ALA conference in Washington DC!

27 comments:

Momo said...

Congratulations!

About me said...

really cute!

Dave said...

really nice rendering. very cute as well.

Diana Evans said...

congratulations!!! this is wonderful!!!

k.h.whitaker said...

how wonderful, congratulations on the award!

Darice said...

Congratulations on your award...much deserved! :)

Also, I love that dress - much better than the clothes from the 70s I was thinking of. ;)

adam taylor said...

Congratulations!!! I love this little girl, she is so cute!!!

Bobo said...

Congratulations! She's so beautiful!

Ellen Byrne said...

Gorgeous illustration!

rmsmi said...

Super cute character! Congratulations on the award!

Vincent Desjardins said...

Congratulations on the award! Your characters are wonderful, such great facial expressions and body language!

Alice Clair said...

love it! Great job!

Sab said...

very cute ! ^_^

messyfish said...

And deservedly so! Briliant.

Manelle said...

Great character!

IVYALLOVER said...

wow impressive congratulations! Beautiful piece ♥

Kristi Valiant said...

Thanks for all your comments, everyone.

Ann Pilicer said...

Cora is quite beautiful in her paisley dress! Great work! Well done! :D

Missy said...

Pancit is awesome, books about about pancit, even more awesome.

aeneadellaluna said...

She is absolutely adorable! cute and lovely! Congrats on your award :) all the best!

emilywilsondesigns said...

I just love your work! Every week, you never disappoint me! Keep it up!

G Mitchell said...

That's awesome work, there's a story in that single image.

Karen said...

Congratulations... Cora is super sweet :)

lil kim said...

Congrats Kristi! Your illustrations are so beautiful. Your dancing dreams book looks fantastic!! Well done.

Krista said...

Sweet! Congratulations!

Paige Keiser said...

Congratulations! I've seen some beautiful spreads from this book, a well deserved award!!

Kristi Valiant said...

Thanks so much! It was really neat to go to the awards ceremony in D.C.