Tag: Alaskan books

The Gift of Art

Colorful beads strung on copper wire dance across a painted wood sculpture adding the right amount of sparkle and magic — the sparkle and magic being an important part of the northern lights experience. Students of Ravenwood Elementary  painted ordinary wooden paint sticks with acrylic paint under the guidance of their brilliant art teacher. Once […]

Color: Thumbnail Sketch Comes to Life

Watch the progression from thumbnail to finished art of the newly released book written by Monica Devine, KAYAK GIRL. My original thumbnail sketch shows a double spread. Thumbnail sketch literally means it is the size of your thumb, and very rough. I imagined the text would be on the page with the image, on the wall […]