Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Picture book idea: The Tiki Carver

Here's an idea...

... a guys sells his tikis at the market.  I'm calling it The Tiki Carver.

Because this picture is sized for a book cover, here's an idea for the title:
"Written..."  HA!  that joke's on me; I don't even have a story yet.  I'm thinking he lives in this cool little place by a tropical beach and he takes his tikis to the market to sell but I haven't decided on the central conflict or what he does to resolve that.

I sketched some tikis:

... they were a blast.  And I wanted him to drive a woody van.  Here were some ideas:

... but I kinda of landed on one that looks more like a Ford Astro Van.  Not the look I was going for.  Ah well.  Onward and upward.

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