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Princess India

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I lost India, my beloved studio-mate Saturday, June 7th. I’m only now able to write about her.  She was loved and maybe even a little spoiled. India was her mama’s baby but she spent the workday with me. Not only was she my work companion—as well as the official Studio 27B greeter—India made many cameo appearances in my books. I’ve compiled them here. There are probably more and I’ll add them as I find them.

Sleep well, my princess.

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The Onion Princess

Some more character designs from Stinker & The Onion Princess, the book that never got past the sketch stage.

Here’s the lovely Onion Princess, pictured here dressed for Big Daddy’s barbecue party.  Big Daddy is hoping to get his son hitched.

She’s the heiress to an onion fortune.  Her dress is light green with dark green scallions extending from her waist to the hem.  The spiral decorations in her hair are ruby red/pale pink onion slices.  I think I drew her calves too skinny.

Here are her rivals—heiresses to lumber, cotton and rose fortunes:

The Lumber Lass is sporting a buzz-saw blade in her hair and her dress is made out of wooden sticks.

The Onion Princess shows up again in the story, at another big party.

More of the red onion and scallion motif.  The flowers in her hair are those light blue blossoms you see on garlic plants.