Art Eating Bindings Don’t forget you illustration’s end result will be a bound book and thus some of the image in the center of the spread where the binding is is going to get lost. If an item goes into the binding it should also come out the other side. It’s more than a little […]
This weeks Illustration Friday word was Sweater and this is the first thing that came to mind. These are Nualla Galathea and Patrick Connolly the main characters from my debut novel Daemons in the Mist which is now available. You can watch the evolution of the artwork below [tabs slidertype=”images” auto=”yes”][imagetab width=”400″ height=”500″]https://www.katgirlstudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/sweater001_WIP001_web.jpg[/imagetab] [imagetab width=”400″ […]
Don’t Forget the Text Though I can’t show you the text I can show you were it is going to go. One of the tricks in illustrating a picture book is the leave space for the text without leaving a gaping whole in your illustration. When I plan out an story illustration I always have […]
For the benefit of our viewers some words will now have roll over explanations. We have italicized them as well so you know which ones. Efficient Design As I mentioned before due to the nature of this book the characters, foreground and backgrounds are drawn on separate layers like in a animated cartoon. In my […]
Kickstart Our Launch Hi viewers we just launched our first project on Kickstarter! It’s my debut novel that I wrote for NaNoWriMo this year. Daemons in the Mist a Young Adult urban-fantasy paranormal romance novel set in modern day San Francisco. I am currently finishing up the novel to be edited for publication and it […]
My entry for Illustration Fridayâ€™s topic Chicken suggested by my twitter friend @JannieHo The image is of KatGirl Studio’s mascot Kiki Kitty in a cute chicken costume.