July 4, 2007

Turkey for Dinner

Turkey for Dinner was created way back in 1995 to explore the feasibility of creating children's books using then current 'off-the-shelf' 3D software. To put this period in context, this was the same year Pixar released the first Toy Story movie, so 3D technology was not commonly seen in the mainstream yet.

I was already working as a illustrator back then but looking for a way to distinguish my style from other artists. 3D seemed like a good direction and, even though Turkey for Dinner is primitive by today's standards, it was a pretty good start for the time. The book was never published but it brought me a lot of other 3D work for many years.

You can now read Turkey for Dinner on the website for free. If you'd like to own a printed copy of the book, it will be available for purchase in the store soon. (Update Aug 3, 2008: The print edition is now available from Little Green Dog Press.)

Little Green Dog plans to produce more children's books so keep reading this blog for future title announcements.

July 3, 2007

Hello Frankenstore

A few Hello Frankenstein items are now available in the Little Green Dog store. We want to limit the merchandising but we thought offering a few movie souvenirs would be fun.

The t-shirt is very nice. It's direct printed on rich black fabric, and features the movie poster art. I'm wearing one right now and I can confirm that it's quite comfortable too.

The movie poster is awesome. At 22 x 34 inches, it's not quite full 'one-sheet' size, but it's still pretty big and it looks great.

There is also an 8-pack of postcards featuring the lobby card art. I haven't seen the sample yet but I'll describe it here when I do.

We're prepping our first children's book Turkey for Dinner for publication but before it goes to press, you'll be able to read the entire book on the Little Green Dog website for free. Look here for the announcement in a few days.