Author Archives: kateillustrates

About kateillustrates

I am an illustration student at the Arts University College Bournemouth. I like riding my bike, plotting great plans, travelling places, trying to imagine what goes on in space, playing ukulele, guffawing and sleeping.

Romeo (character sketches)

One problem I was worried about stumbling across while creating a graphic novel was to keep a level of consistency within the characters appearances. Using a real live person was my main solution to this problem (thanks Dan!) and to … Continue reading

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Will draw for free drink.

This is another little out-of-uni project being worked on at the moment, designing a CD case for someones 21st birthday… some half worked ideas so far..

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The Snow Goose

Response to a one-day narrative brief, to produce a book cover for Paul Gallico’s ‘The Snow Goose’.

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Bombay Bicycle Club…

After working for hours on my image for the comic shop, I found out they are creating a story for people to illustrate on their walls.. so change of plan, more work to add onto my gargantuan pile of things … Continue reading

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Better.

After long, long hours working on this illustration, levels of satisfaction have increased. Glad the wonky hand has been redone – it looked super sloppy before… Pistol Power!! This has taught me that a high quality scanner is needed…

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The British Museum + Rain.

I read a story at the museum about the origins of a Canadian, sub-arctic people called the ‘Dogrib’. It is said in folklore, that a village was driven from their homes by savages, and that one girl escaped & began … Continue reading

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Science Museum.

I visited the Science Museum in London yesterday. I had forgotten how absolutely fun and fascinating it is. A revisited is most needed as there is way to much to be properly seen in one day. The IMAX 3D screen … Continue reading

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