My submission for the October Society of Children’s Bookwriters and Illustrators “Draw This” challenge. The word was ENCHANTED….
You can see lots more on Twitter at #scbwidrawthis
My submission for the August Society for Children’s Bookwriters and Illustrators “Draw This” challenge. The word was DIVERSE.
You can see lots more on Twitter: #scbwidrawthis or at the SCBWI online gallery.
This picture used to have a little girl in the middle holding her Greek mythology book and staring at a large owl. The idea was that she fell asleep reading the myths and had fantastic dreams. In this one, a giant centaur has replaced her, and he and his friends are falling in love the the Dryads–tree nymphs.
I’m excited to announce that I am now represented by Storm Literary Agency. I’ve been featured in the Artist’s Spotlight of their website for a few months, but now my writing and artwork are officially represented by the owner, Essie White. Looking forward to being part of the fantastic talent in this agency.
Theodora, a Byzantine empress from the 6th century, is quite a character. First, her portrait in mosaic from the walls of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy:
And here, I imagined what she might look like in profile:
There is a fantastic description of her in The Secret History by Procopius.