Written by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett. Simon & Schuster, 2013.
What happens when a kid finds a sappy book and a pencil? World domination, of course.
Battle Bunny was once a cute little book named Birthday Bunny. Alex, owner of the book, changes the sweet bunny into a power-hungry fiend who tries to take over the world.
Basically, I had to illustrate this book twice. First I created the color art in my usual oil painting style. Next, I drew on prints of the art, in pencil, trying to match the skill of an eight-year-old. For more about the process, watch my video.
Scroll down to see sketches and early ideas.
Click on any image to enlarge it.
This video shows the process of making Battle Bunny art.