Through the creative process, I am always amazed at how one element can explode organically into an entire concept. This phenomenon occurred with the illustrating the letter U. While researching animals that start with the letter U I realized how otherworldly and beautiful urchins are. Immediately a ridiculously whimsical world where underwater urchins live while mythical unicorns and UFOs frolic in the night sky erupted in my mind's eye.

Alphabet Menagerie - Letter U