S. S. Taylor and I thought it would be fun to do a three-part blog post together, to discuss the writing and drawing process behind three scenes from The Expeditioners series. Today is Part 2 in the conversation. To read Part 1, please follow this link. KATHERINE: Hello again, Sarah!
S. S. Taylor and I thought it would be fun to do a three-part blog post together, to discuss the writing and drawing process behind three scenes from The Expeditioners series. Today is Part 1 in the conversation, about the first scene in the first book, The Expeditioners and the Treas
I think I have book amnesia. I’ve completely forgotten how hard it is to write and draw a book. Perhaps this is like childbirth amnesia, where women forget the pain they just endured after delivery? I wouldn’t know, but what I do know is that writing a draft of this elepha
This blog post first appeared as my Q & A with John Schu Trifecta with The Nerdy Book Club and Colby Sharp on 10/2/2014. John wrote the words in red, and I wrote the words in black. Thank you, John! And thank you, everyone, for reading! * I think Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with
This blog post first appeared as my essay for The Nerdy Book Club Trifecta with John Schu and Colby Sharp on 10/2/2014. And don’t forget—tomorrow night, 10/08, is my Bay Area launch party for Neighborhood Sharks at Books Inc. in Mountain View from 7 to 9 pm. Hope to see you ther
There are no lightsabers in Neighborhood Sharks (pity, I know). But when you’re battling the monster that is cover design and choosing the title for your first book, you’ll try just about anything to mix it up! It was July 2013, the interior art of my shark book was done and in, and m
In honor of Shark Week it’s finally time to post my favorite in-studio video yet! Kids and parents beware: this drawing is not for the faint of heart! The animals drawn in this scene are a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) and a juvenile elephant seal (Mirounga a
Noctiluca, Part One It was the middle of the night, a few days after my 23rd birthday, and I’d just been woken up by a tap on my shoulder. I was aboard a wooden tall ship, the schooner Adventuress on the Puget Sound, and it was my turn for the “anchor watch” shift. I grabbed my