She's part seahorse, part dragonfly, and part lizard. I am very happy with the results.
A few months ago, I realized I wanted to add my own artwork to the blog header and had this cool/cute idea for a mother and baby penguin (ended up choosing Emperor Penguins). But then I realized it wasn't quite right b/c I want to write for YA/MG audiences, not for picture book type audiences. But I'm proud of it and still want to show you:
Can you tell that the baby penguin is about to splash right into the puddle? Momma (or poppa) penguin isn't going to be happy.