Cover for Highlights magazine

By Mike Brownlow

This is a cover I finished recently for Highlights High Five magazine in the States. Happy, smiley animals for a bright, sunny morning. I painted it digitally in layers on top of the pencil rough I'd scanned in.

Here's to a good 2012 for us all.


  1. Great image Mike! I love seeing the different experiments you're undertaking with your work. This is fabulously fun!

  2. This is great Mike. I like that it actually looks a bit like Pennsylvania where the Highlights Foundation is - I've been there. Do you always paint digitally or was this something new?

  3. Hi Anne-Marie. I mostly paint digitally these days and my poor, neglected boxes of paints look at me reproachfully whenever I spot them in the cupboard!

    I'd love to know more about Highlights. They've been very good to me recently.


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