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#22 S’MORE ART LESSONS

When I illustrated two FSI ads and a back panel for Honeymaid graham crackers, I received my highest fee ever for a single painting. I was paid $7,000 each. There was a huge amount of pressure creating these illustrations, because the deadline was outrageous. They were completed within three days! Solving the textural puzzle for graham crackers was fun. Colored pencil allowed for the “roughness,” and light toothbrush spatter was also part of it. I sometimes used an eraser to lighten and “roughen” up the texture, as well. Continue reading

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