Here is top hat bat and all his friends! This is the finished product of the self-assigned project I've been working on the past couple of days. I love painting, I love children's books, I love creepy art, I love nature and bugs - and I put it all together in this project. It was fun to challenge myself to work on mood and character - even in the tiny bugs around the edges.
Here's a cuter bat, one of many i made while trying to settle on a good character between creepy and adorable:
And here are a few of my favorite insect characters who I thought needed a little spotlight (especially the king of the mosquitos at the bottom):