After I arrived back in England I had to spend some time working on the reason I went in the first place which was to produce a painting of a Jaguar ‘Ballam’ to be reproduced as a limited edition print with all proceeds to be donated my by myself and Jaguar Cars Ltd to the World Land Trust’ Belize project. Ironically that print has now become the cover for the second book in the trilogy)
All that done and dusted, I got stuck into phase two, making the rough story board for “Under the stars with leo-pard” which helped me to work on the flow, pace and layout of the story.
I then produced a full scale dummy version of the
book, with line drawings showing me how it would
look and feel for the reader to hold and turn the
pages, this also gave me the opportunity to make
any changes as you can see in this image, is the
original ideas without Louise-blue-eyes and the
other shows drawing with him in.