September 11: This week at Val Draws

This needs more cleanup, but this is the mini-book sketch I worked on this week:

I also spent a fair amount of time working on character designs for my squirrel and crow story, but everything is pretty messy right now, so I'll hold off on posting for now... okay, maybe just one:

I just learned that red squirrels can't digest the tannins in acorns; they prefer pine nuts. Yet another squirrel myth exploded!

I just learned that red squirrels can't digest the tannins in acorns; they prefer pine nuts. Yet another squirrel myth exploded!

Or two:

This is almost a straight up copy of the photo below.

This is almost a straight up copy of the photo below.

Is he the perfect chubby squirrel, or what?

Is he the perfect chubby squirrel, or what?

I also came down with a cold on Friday, so I've been pretty loopy all weekend, so I think that's it for now! 8-)