OVERCUP BLOG — animal battle
Posted by Emily Hagenburger on
It’s been a few weeks since Tolly has been released in the world to be enjoyed by adults and children alike, but we’re still amazed by the effort, time, patience, and loving detail that was put into the book by creator Maryanna Hoggatt. After developing the character of Tolly, a brave battle raccoon, and writing his story, she sculpted his body and multiple different heads for Tolly’s different facial expressions, and created several miniature sets so that she could photograph him for the book. However, all that effort certainly seems worth it when you end up with such a gorgeous children’s...
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