Thursday, May 22, 2008

Sneak Peak - Bedding

I've been working 16 hours a day on my bedding book and it is starting to take shape. It's due to be submitted to my publisher, Gibbs Smith in September. Here are a few sample drawings in black and white.

The next step is to color all 1500 illustrations!!!!!! So far, my hands are still functioning and my wrist tendonitus in my left arm is okay. I hope I can stay in working order until I finish. Drawing this many illustrations really takes a toll on you!


My beautiful daughter Angelica is graduating from high school tomorrow so I will not be posting until next week. Have a great weekend.

Geli with her BFF's before a school dance.

At her 18th birthday dinner in New York in October.

Love you Geli


Connie said...

Jackie, I love your drawings...just spectatular! I know that that level of work does not happen without much practice, time, and patience. You rock, girl. Connie

Unknown said...

Thanks Connie, Sometimes I feel like I'm a bit crazy to be doing this but I'm compelled to keep going.

Barbara Jacksier said...

I feel your pain (re: working 16 hours a day). I also share your pleasure (my son will be graduating from UCLA (in a couple of weeks,)

cotedetexas said...

You are so talented, it ain't fair! I love your new drawings and can't wait for the book!

Your daughter is too beautiful. It ain't fair either! hahah


Cemaya said...

Not only do you have great taste but your daughter does too! Her dress is gorgeous.

Wonderful drawings!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful work & what a beauty your daughter is also! have fun at the graduation!

The Paris Apartment said...

Jackie these drawings are beautiful! Do you do everything yourself? Can't wait to see them in color and Geli is just stunning! Congrats on all you've got going!

Unknown said...

Yes, I do all the drawings myself and I have the arthritis, bursitis, and tedonitus to prove it!!! Thanks

Topsy Turvy said...

Your illustrations are wonderful! Can't wait to see your book. (I'm going to add your Window Treatments book to my Amazon shop.)
And your daughter is so beautiful. You're a lucky woman!

Anonymous said...


The drawings are gorgeous. I can't wait to see the color versions.

Let me know when the book will be availalbe. I'd love to write a profile on it.

Best, Carmen

Alkemie said...

What gorgeous illustrations! Can't wait to see them colored. Your daughter and her friends are gorgeous!