Thursday, June 9, 2016

Kelev's Journey- My Latest Chapter Book Illustrations

I recently illustrated a book called Kelev's Journey about a dog digging up his Jewish roots, and his exploits among the neighborhood dogs, cats and other animals. A fun, gently satirical read.

"...Ed Shems' art adds the perfect touch, amplifying humor and adding extra heart to Kelev." Amazon review

Written by David Hammerstein and published by Wyndebirk Books.

And some sketches:

You can check out the book on Amazon.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Poster of River Song from Dr. Who

I recently visited Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tennessee and was inspired to create some faux letterpress prints. I love the imperfection of letterpress (especially when printing old posters) and wanted to include the wonderful textures that come with it!

River Song as played by Alex Kingston.
Quotes from the wife of Dr. Who.