Piper Picks the Perfect Pet – Illustration Process

Piper Picks the Perfect Pet – Illustration Process

Illustration Process Piper Picks the Perfect Pet has approximately 180 words (painstakingly crafted by Caroline Tuohey ), which is not a lot of words for a picture book. This excited me greatly because every word was perfectly positioned leaving me with a huge blank...
Amira’s Suitcase – Illustration Process

Amira’s Suitcase – Illustration Process

Illustration Process – Amira’s Suitcase Below is the illustration process I used to create the illustrations for Amira’s Suitcase. Amira’s Suitcase was such a beautiful book to illustrate. I loved working with the colour palette of rich, deep...
How I Stretch my Watercolour Paper

How I Stretch my Watercolour Paper

I am asked A LOT about the process I use to stretch my watercolour paper, so while preparing my paper for a new book I am illustrating (The Incredibly Busy Mind of Bowen Bartholomew Crisp – written by Paul Russel, EK Books) I decided to record my process. Now, I...
Illustration Process – Under the Same Sky

Illustration Process – Under the Same Sky

I love reflecting on the whole process of a book. Especially when I go back to some of my very first sketches. The evolution of illustrations can happen quite quickly but generally take many, many sketches to finally get the perfect story telling illustrations before...
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