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November 30, 2018

National Velvet by Enid Bagnold

One classic I haven’t read is National Velvet. You can tell because I’ve painted a show jumper not a steeplechaser. And Pi was a Piebald (paint) not a chestnut. But they didn’t get that right in the movie either, so I feel somewhat vindic...

November 26, 2018

When I first turned my career towards story illustration, I had no idea the amount of prep work that goes into making a stunning piece. Before an illustrator puts brush to canvas, they've already done a ton of homework.

The tricky bit is that the image has to look belie...

November 16, 2018

Alice in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

As an artist It’s hard to pick just one character from Alice in Wonderland to illustrate. I hope I’ve done the Cheshire Cat justice.

“What road do I take?”

The cat asked, “Where do you want to go?”

“I don’t know,” Alice answered.

“Th...

November 5, 2018

Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier


This first book from Auxlier sets an uneasy undertone as our two main characters orphan siblings Molly and Finn wander into service at an isolated estate, secluded on an island buried deep in the woods. Without parents to provide for t...

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