I'm so excited about these book pages! These are the first two spreads from the collaboration I'm doing with Clara Boza. I just got the top spread in the mail from her today. It illustrates the word Susurrus: a whispering, murmuring, or rustling. I bet you can tell which side I did! Clara's side is made from handmade Japanese paper and gouache. If you run your hand over it, it sounds like the rustle of leaves. And it's sooooo neat!
The bottom spread is for the word Illuminate. I used watercolor pencils and stamps on the right. I really wanted to continue the artwork that Clara created on the left. Mine got a little bit funky, but hopefully turned out ok in the end.