By Mira Kim & Ané-Mari Peter

Blog Stripey

Illustrations from hand drawing to colouring on computer

Blog Stripey

Rough drawing with pencil on paper

Blog Stripey

Detail drawing with pen onto the pencil drawing

Blog Stripey

Finished detail drawing

Blog Stripey

Scan the drawing and open it in Photoshop

Blog Stripey

Colouring with diverse brushes

Blog Stripey

Complete computer generated illustration

Blog Stripey

Illustration on the printed book

Comissioned by the author, Michael Holman, the book tells the story of Stripey the cat and his quest to solve the problem of dogs making it near impossible to post letters for fear of being chased, ending up in the hallowed corridors of not only Newsnight, but Downing Street.

Layout design by Marc Peter.
Illustrations by Mira Kim.
Editing by Ané-Mari Peter.
Printed through ubyu books.

Michael Holman was Africa editor of the Financial Times from 1984 - 2002, before early retirement. He lives in Mile End, London, where the setting of Stripey and the Post Box.

Other books by Michael Holman:

  • Dizzy Worms 2010
  • Fatboy and the Dancing Ladies 2007
  • Last Orders at Harrods 2005
  • African Deadlines 1995
  • True Fiction (contributor) Penguin 1996
     

Contact brokesly-at-aol.com for a copy or information on any other of Michael's books.

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