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#58 AN APPLE A DAY – PART 2

I began this blog in 2010 and one of my early posts was #5 AN APPLE A DAY, PART 1. Ten years after that post, I decided it would be fun to create a Part 2. For this second part, I describe my transition to utilizing the digital process for my illustrations. Continue reading

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#55 REUNITED WITH MY BEECH-NUT ORIGINALS, A JOYOUS AND JARRING EXPERIENCE

I was joyfully jarred when I received an email that said: “Judy, I have over 80 of your Beech-Nut Artwork masters. Please contact me! No joke.” It seems that a lovely art director, named “K” rescued my original art from a dumpster. I am very thankful to her for saving my artwork and returning it to me 18 years later! Continue reading

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#40 WITH BEECH-NUT, I COULDN’T PUT A LID ON IT

I wasn’t exactly sure what I would write about the project that was the most lucrative and largest of my art career. Perhaps I did not share much about my illustrations on this project because I had not a single, good example of any of it. For many years, I either shot a slide of my artwork, or I went to a local, copy shop. If I had a special painting, it was a major expense of time and money to have a professional transparency made from my art. I can share that whenever I’m in a supermarket – I enjoy passing the shelves where I can see so many of my illustrations displayed!
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#5 AN APPLE A DAY – PART 1

In the illustration industry, the usage is very important to spell out clearly. My estimates also include a description of the illustrations requested, the client, the rights, the schedule, and payment details. I am including a look at the sketches for the apple illustration on the line of labels I did for this company. Continue reading

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