The Hungry Caterpillar
This challenge was perfect for a page that's been on my "to scrap" list:
my trip last weekend to the Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA for a book signing with Eric Carle.
The strips of color are intended to mirror Mr. Carle's collage illustration style; I also put them in the "rough" shape of a caterpillar. : )
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is my all-time favorite children's book - wonderful story, great illustrations. . . and that caterpillar is just so darn cute! Anyway, the opportunity to meet Mr. Carle (the year he turns 80 and the Caterpillar turns 40) was just too good to pass up. And it really was a great experience! It was also refreshing to learn that I'm not the only adult out there who's a Hungry Caterpillar admirer: the woman in line in front of me had part of the story tattooed on both legs - now that's what I call a dedicated fan!
If you are interested in the Picture Book Museum, you can find it at: carlemuseum.org
Text in the green strips are quotes from the book (as the caterpillar is eating his way through the week).
In this Project:
Muted Color Textured Paper, Anna Aspnes
Color Challenge Freebie, 2.19, Lynn Grieveson
In Distress Paper, Lynn Grieveson
Brett Solids, Michelle Martin
Naturally Krafty Paper, Katie Pertiet
Reservoir Papers, Katie Pertiet
Sacked Solids Earthtones, Katie Pertiet
Color Challenge Freebie, 7.19, Mindy Terasawa
Moss Scape Papers, Mindy Terasawa
Smilin' at Me Solids, Mindy Terasawa
Stitched by Anna, No. 1, White, Anna Aspnes
Everyday Hand Drawn Brushes, Ali Edwards
Caterpillar illustration: copyright Eric Carle (scanned from my book cover)
Fonts: Pea Ash, Minon Pro
Thanks for looking! Happy Birthday, Caterpillar!
| Date: Fri August 28, 2009
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