Posts Tagged: childrens literature

Mobile battery bank

After rounding up Christmas errands this weekend, I found time to work on the book. I am about a dozen more images from completing the book, and it feels good to finish off images bit by bit. At some point

Mobile battery bank

After rounding up Christmas errands this weekend, I found time to work on the book. I am about a dozen more images from completing the book, and it feels good to finish off images bit by bit. At some point

My thinking face

I missed to post this. It was supposed to come before the last post where the kids found the clues to solving the problem. I needed a scene to depict a moment of thought and observation for the child readers.

My thinking face

I missed to post this. It was supposed to come before the last post where the kids found the clues to solving the problem. I needed a scene to depict a moment of thought and observation for the child readers.

Blackie signaling danger

Here is when Blackie alerted the twins that something was up. As shown in prior posts, Blackie sensed that something was wrong with their neighbor and had alerted everyone about it. He prompts Sarah to check on them with their

Blackie signaling danger

Here is when Blackie alerted the twins that something was up. As shown in prior posts, Blackie sensed that something was wrong with their neighbor and had alerted everyone about it. He prompts Sarah to check on them with their

Kids don’t get to play in the rain anymore

Scenario:The Joneses have crossed over to get to their unprepared neighbor to see what is wrong. They arrive and the first one out is Blackie followed by Sarah. Joe is out in the driveway bailing water from their flooded basement.

Kids don’t get to play in the rain anymore

Scenario:The Joneses have crossed over to get to their unprepared neighbor to see what is wrong. They arrive and the first one out is Blackie followed by Sarah. Joe is out in the driveway bailing water from their flooded basement.

Illustrating reasoning and a conclusion

I had to think for some time back when I was sketching this scene. It is very simple but for some reason I was overthinking it. This is one of the images where the kids arrive at a solution to

Illustrating reasoning and a conclusion

I had to think for some time back when I was sketching this scene. It is very simple but for some reason I was overthinking it. This is one of the images where the kids arrive at a solution to

Checking on the neighbors…

Hmm today is kind of a downer. I just am not seeing much movement on the Kickstarter campaign. I have received tons of email about folks offering to spread the word. I am guessing some of these may be scams,

Checking on the neighbors…

Hmm today is kind of a downer. I just am not seeing much movement on the Kickstarter campaign. I have received tons of email about folks offering to spread the word. I am guessing some of these may be scams,

Battery bank education

Here is the basement battery bank scenario in color, with the added white space 🙂 The battery bank is composed of multiple G2 golf cart batteries, an inverter and a 3 phase computer controlled charger. All of this connects to

Battery bank education

Here is the basement battery bank scenario in color, with the added white space 🙂 The battery bank is composed of multiple G2 golf cart batteries, an inverter and a 3 phase computer controlled charger. All of this connects to