I've heard that book publishers may want to see a portfolio so I am taking different stories, identifying key scenes and drawing them out.
I had so much trouble scanning my thick 300lb watercolor paper last time, that I decided to see if I could get a cleaner scan by using Hot Pressed paper, which is smooth to the touch - not bumpy. So far...I hate it! It's good to draw on, but the watercolor seems to sit on the top of the paper. I may try acrylics on this paper - and recommendations from the peanut gallery?
Here is a lousy photo of the new piece. Since I took this picture, I've managed to paint his shirt blue - and had to use 3 coats. We'll see...I might just go back to the regular paper.
All comments happily received!!!