Noble Illustrations Process and Musings

Illustrations of Kathryn Ault Noble

A couple of days into PiBoIdMo, SkADaMo and Picture Book Month

Busy, busy, busy, November is! At least I am NOT attempting to write a novel this month like so many of my friends. I figure it’s best that I attempt … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

New Interview up at KidLitArtists!

This was sitting in the draft folder so I apparently had forgotten to post it! I was interviewed by the fabulous Brooke Boynton Hughes for the SCBWI “Mentee” Blog. http://kidlitartists.blogspot.com/2014/09/interview-with-new-scbwi-mentee-kathryn.html  

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Prepping for PiBoIdMo!

It’s almost time for PiBoIdMo! Picture Book Idea Month hosted by Tara Lazar If you are not familiar with PiBoIdMo, hop on over to Tara’s site and read the information. The … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 9 Comments

Softening outlines and adding squiggles

There is no doubt that I enjoy spending long periods of time drawing wallpaper and doing layer upon layer of cross-hatch. This can go on for many hours without me … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

On Assignment Part Five- Adapting and Adopting

Too many kitties. Take home a kitty! A kitty for every girl! First default girl and and default cat. . .   Second more interesting girl with default kittens. . . … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

On Assignment Part Four- Copy Catting

Or copying cats. In my previous post I talked about how a companion pig was replaced by a young cat, moving the main character from the country to the city in a … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

On Assignment Part Three- Morphing

Or Free Association. My first class to teach was an Advertising Design class and later I taught a class called Concept Art, so the concept of brainstorming and mind-mapping were … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

On Assignment Part Two- Spiked Hair

So where did the black, scribbled spikey hair I’ve been putting on the little girls come from? A parrot! I love how one sketch influences the next and the next. … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

On Assignment September 2014

Ok, I was assigned the task of drawing “trade eyeballs” by one of the SCBWI mentors at the LA conference last month. She mentioned my illustrations were definitely trade, but … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hey friends, I’m moving!

From private to public! Haha! It just feels like that on these days when an interview goes up! I did this little girl hiding behind glass for today’s interview. I … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

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