I was honored to be asked to create event artwork for the Oregon SCBWI Spring conference — registration is now open at https://oregon.scbwi.org/events/between-the-pages-2016-annual-spring-conference/ I did work on my daily sketches over the weekend, but I have decided that from here on out I will accumulate a week of daily drawings and then choose a few to post every […]
I was working at a coffee shop this morning, so I didn’t have ink and brushes with me, but I made my drawing anyway.
I’ve decided to give myself a daily sketch challenge. I’d like to create a morning routine that kicks me right into creative work mode (instead of loafing around in social media land), so the plan is to make a sketch first thing when I enter my studio, before I even turn on my computer or […]
Here’s a glimpse of a project I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. These are a bunch of drafts of the color wash layer. Once I was happy with the color layer, I laid a sheet of translucent paper over the top and quickly made a graphite line drawing that roughly correlated to the […]
Two for Joy by Gigi Amateau (Candlewick, June 2015) is on its way to the printer! I was hired to illustrate the book last spring, and am very excited to see it in print at last. My work included a full color cover and black and white interiors. Here’s a sneak peek.
A gift I made for a friend who is expecting a baby…it’ll be a few years before they can skate together, though.
When I saw this Illustration Friday prompt, I knew that I wanted to combine lettering and illustration, so I went searching for a quote that included the word ‘universe.’ The internet offered plenty of options, of course, but when I read this one, I loved it, and instantly envisioned the finished piece. It was […]