OVERCUP BLOG — Videos
Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos
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...
- Tags: animal battle, art, behind-the-scenes, children's book, kid's book, maryanna hoggatt, photography, picture book, Portland, publishing, raccoon, sculpture, tolly, videos
Painting With Sand
Posted by Taylor Young on
Sunae is a Japanese technique of painting with colored sand, but it’s not very well known. Naoshi, author and illustrator of Ice Cream Work, is working to make this unique method more recognizable. Not only did she use Sunae throughout her entire book, but she also participates in a variety of projects to help people realize how neat this technique is and how easy it is to learn. Talking about Sunae isn’t as exciting as watching videos and trying it out on your own. So, here’s your chance to learn how to create paintings with colored sand. Watch these three...
- Tags: Ice Cream Work, Naoshi, Overcup Press, Painting, related-ice-cream-work, Sand, Sunae, Videos