December 31, 2019

After positioning the characters in 3d I mocked-up rough storyboard frames. When making storyboards, I use Storyboarder from Wonder Unit. It’s very easy to use and integrates beautifully with Adobe Photoshop. You can drop your page artwork into each panel and then add in your text. If you want to edit your artwork you have…

December 21, 2019

If you missed Part 1 of this post you can find it here! Over several nights, I would add a new part to the story and then read it to my daughter to get her thoughts. Children have an extraordinary ability to detect boring – more than a few times when reading a new part…

December 7, 2019

My daughter was 5 and it was time for bed. All the usual stories in her collection we had read over and over and over. Sound familiar? ‘I’ve got a new story for you tonight but its not in any book.’ I said – in truth I had no idea what story was going to…

October 27, 2019

Fatapiller was sitting in his living room one day when suddenly there was a knock on the door. He got up and answered it. Standing on the other side was his best friend was Mili the happy ant. “Hello Mili, how can I help you today?” Asked Fatapiller the friendly caterpillar “Hi Fatapiller, I’ve come to…

October 27, 2019

Fatapiller was crawling on the edge of a high cliff, when he heard a high bird call. “Oh no, there is a bird around here and they might eat me.” Thought Fatapiller to himself He heard the high pitched bird call again. “Oh no, oh no. What am I to do.” Said Fatapiller now out-loud He heard…

October 27, 2019

Reading is not just a pastime, it’s a way to escape from the drooling monotonous strain of reality and enter a world or worlds that rise in us feelings and emotions that we didn’t think possible. Here is a list of 10 great books that I think all of us must read once in our…

October 27, 2019

One early morning Fatapiller the happy Caterpillar was doing his house chores and whistling the caterpillar song. As he was cleaning his bedroom he looked up for a moment and saw his reflection in the mirror. “Oh no, I am so fat” thought Fatapiller to himself and suddenly became very sad. Fatapiller became so sad that…