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Illustration Friday: Equipment

The Wishing Tree illustration by Christina Rodriguez.

With fairly humble equipment, Amanda turns an ordinary craft store tree into a Wishing Tree for her deployed father, complete with yellow “leaves” of hope.  This Illustration Friday submission is from the Mom’s Choice Award-winning picture book, The Wishing Tree.

Have a great weekend, everybody!

Reader Comments (9)

very sweet idea, nice illustration too
May 14, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkhwhitaker
Beautiful!! :D
May 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMelinda

Do you know you're my only illustrator I follow? I love your work. And the inspiration I get from watching you lead your busy and fulfilling life.

hugs~ cat
May 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCat Woods
Oh this is brilliant. Wonderful detail in the illustration. Great play on the word.
May 14, 2010 | Unregistered Commentervanessa newton
Christina, muy hermosa tu ilustración, te felicito por la idea también
May 14, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterroberto
Wow, love your work!
May 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDoodle Isle
I really love how you render hands—and the mix between the dimensional color and the subtle outline. Just gorgeous!
May 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChandler
Hey Christina! Great illustration and touching sentiment!
May 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjack foster
Oh my! Christina - this is beautiful! What an inspiring piece. Your work is lovely.
May 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSusanna

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