Category Archives: evolution

26 Food Finders

I guess it doesn’t make a lot of sense that I shied away from the leaf illustration when I keep using animals everywhere.  It was just so hard to keep illustrating the concepts of life without using any real life … Continue reading

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24 Biodiversity!

This was a pretty epic page to illustrate.  Just getting together enough reference took quite a few hours.  Once it was all in place it was very enjoyable to draw the plants and animals, but when it got around to … Continue reading

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22 Sex!

If I were a shrewd marketing professional I would probably do a better job of advertising that this book explains SEX.  Albeit in a very unsexy way.  But it couldn’t be skipped, as sex is a fundamental part of life … Continue reading

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20 DNA Spiraling out of Earth

Designing and drawing the spiraling double-helix featuring my new interlocking nucleotide letters was quite the challenge.  I found a ton of DNA reference images and two proved to be particularly helpful, but they each represented one end of the DNA … Continue reading

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19 Interlocking Nucleotides

Oh man, this one was a doozy!  Just the bottom left panel alone took as long as some of the other pages.  Planning it out, figuring out how my little critter was going to evolve, and then building the DNA … Continue reading

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17 The Primordial Soup Bubbles Over

Using the metaphor of waiting for the primordial soup to boil seemed like a good way to show how slow the process could have been.  Of course, once it hits that tipping point it explodes into life and starts to … Continue reading

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Making 03

This page went pretty quickly as well.  I pulled the supernova from BANG! and the dark void of space was pretty quick to illustrate.  There was plenty of good reference on Google images for the sun and planets.  Looking back, … Continue reading

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