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How to Illustrate a Book in Se7en Steps, Augustus and His Smile…

June 10th, 2011 · 6 Comments

While the Crafty Crow is having a month of book loving we have been loving books ourselves. One of our favorite, favorite picture books is: Augustus and His Smile.


He pops up all over the place…
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Even climbing out of the recycling bin…
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So we decided to do some book illustration….

We began with some watercolor stripes… Some deep blue sea…

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Golden desert sand…
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Deep green jungle…
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Crystal clear sky…
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Purple tissue paper mountains…
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Colorful jungle plants…
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Sparkling fish…
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Feline footprints across the desert sand…
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Some sparkling jungle birds…
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And of course you will need a tiger…
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If you are looking for some happy Tiger fun of the Augustus variety then follow this link.

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Tags: Book Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Karyn // Jun 11, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    Wow, some more easy crafts!! Thank you! You are a legend!! 🙂
    Karyn´s last blog post ..Exciting- I’m Writing!

  • 2 Julia // Jun 11, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Such a fun, easy craft. Thank You.

    ps…I know that you are not into this kind of thing but I nominated you for an award on my blog. Have a look when you have a gap.
    x
    Julia´s last blog post ..A post about School

  • 3 se7en // Jun 12, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Thanks Julia – That is so funny!!! Thanks for enjoying our blog enough to award us and thank-you for the very sweet things you had to say about us… and I loved having a browse through your favorite faves!!! Hope you enjoy your weekend!!!

  • 4 se7en // Jun 12, 2011 at 3:22 am

    Hay Karyn!!! Legend!!! We have some great puppets coming this week… lots of fun warning!!! Hope you have a brilliant weekend!!!

  • 5 Se7en Baked a 100 Dresses And Met Up With Augustus… » se7en // Mar 28, 2012 at 9:53 am

    […] we just cannot love this book enough!!! So went looking for Augusts’ smile, we have blogged about it before and I am sure we will do it […]

  • 6 Se7en’s Brilliant Book Fair… » se7en // Jun 5, 2012 at 4:22 am

    […] Se7en Illustrate a Book in Se7en Steps… […]

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