I was a pretty steady sketcher this summer. It was a good one — lots of camping and beach and swimming and other good summer stuff. Love having this record of some of our days.
Author Archives: Abigail Marble
My friend Rob and I are making some little ‘lightly animated’ illustrations for short videos to be used in teacher training software. I had never really delved into animation before, and am finding it is really fun to see my drawings move. I might have to start exploring stop motion and other animation techniques myself…
Where the heck does the time go? Not to blog posting, clearly. Well, there’s no point in trying to catch up on over 6 months’ developments and happenings, so I’ll just start where I am right now: hanging out in my newly cleaned up studio (OMG why didn’t I do this months ago?) Most recently, […]
It was a good one, folks! Wonderful faculty (featuring Newbery Award winners Matt de la Peña and our own dear Victoria Jamieson), lovely participants, and (for once) we missed only a drippy rainy day while ensconced deep inside the Holiday Inn, Wilsonville. I did not take notes, sadly. I did have the good fortune to […]
We got to enjoy some sun and sea on our spring vacation. My favorite thing was spending time each afternoon making travel journal sketches with E. Second favorite thing was seeing whales from a kayak!
When I am not doing illustrations, I paint like this.
For a glimpse of my secret other life as a very occasional courtroom illustrator. Oregon has been in the news for the last 4 weeks due to the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge building out on the east side of the Cascades. Yesterday, 7 of the protesters were brought into federal court in Portland […]
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 […]