Category: Kid Stuff

weekend news

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 […]

Daily sketch challenge

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 […]

Sneak peek

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 […]

Hello, and welcome to my first blog tour!

My delightful and talented friend Kate Berube tagged me to participate in The Writing Process: Author/Illustrator Blogtour. I don’t think there is a comprehensive list of the artists and writers who have participated, but if you click on Kate’s post, you can follow the links backward to see previous posts.   I first encountered Kate’s distinctive work […]