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by author illustrator mike boldt

Couple commissions from this past weekend. Never done a McQueen before, cars in general challenge me. Also didn’t help that all my markers started to run out. Still fun!

Final prize for my 1 year celebration. Giveaway in just a couple hours. Deets HERE.

Another of the book prizes I’m giving away. Enter on FB or twitter with details HERE. Winners announced tomorrow at noon.

My first book with HarperCollins 123 versus ABC turned ONE today! To celebrate I’m doing a giveaway of a few special editions (one you can see above). Go enter HERE on my blog (FB or twitter)! I’d love to send one of my tumblr fans one!

I couldn’t resist doing a quick color for this sketch dailies subject. Now back to deadlines.

Never done one before, but couldn’t resist today. Conan Hair on something was today’s Sketch Dailies subject. So I put it on the other Conan. Now he’s Conan the O’Barbarian.

Had a skype/google hangout with an awesome grade 2 class this morning. Doodled this for them while they asked some really great questions.

Had a skype/google hangout with an awesome grade 2 class this morning. Doodled this for them while they asked some really great questions.

Sorry. I’ve been busy with some book revisions as well as doing a lot of writing these days This guy happens to be one of the subjects. More at some point in the future.

Sorry. I’ve been busy with some book revisions as well as doing a lot of writing these days This guy happens to be one of the subjects.
More at some point in the future.

My new business cards merged with my attempt at being clever. (image from a new book I’m illustrating)

Lil’ Red revisited. Now with 2x the height.

Little further experimenting with my lil’ red piece from a bit ago. Still a lil’ bit left to finish it too.

An Unexpected Party - the process.

An Unexpected Party - the process.

An Unexpected Party - Final. Took a bit longer than I had planned. But I really enjoyed it. Gandalf’s description in the hobbit was much more colorful too.

After being swamped for a month with work I cannot share yet, I made a a bit more progress. I hope to wrap this up today so that I have prints available for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in a few weeks.

A few other projects are back in the mix. But here’s Part 5’s progress. We’ll see when we can wrap this thing up.