I’ve been super-duper-crazy busy lately with freelance work. I’ve had several large projects on my plate for a while now, and the deadlines are all converging within the next two weeks. With freelancing everything seems to happen at once. Illustrator Tom Richmond put it well on his blog:
“Part of the problem with freelancing is that you never know when the next phone call will be your last for a while. As a result, you tend to take on more work than is good for you, for fear of a possible dry spell just around the corner.”
I’m getting better at dealing with it though. In the last couple of weeks I’ve actually turned down a couple of projects, something I very rarely do.
Here’s a few of the many balls I have in the air…
First, some spot illustrations for a children’s book I am doing for Living Waters Publications:
Some character design concepts for a bumbling pig character:
Turn-around drawings for a rubber pig promotional toy:
Some character design concepts of a smart cow for a dairy company:
And finally, some character designs for the re-design of a hardware store mascot:
In addition, I’ve got three other projects in the works. Two are still in the very early stages and the third has a Non-Disclosure Agreement attached, so I can’t show you anything….yet.