Featured Illustrator:

Loretta Schauer

Quick fire questions

When is your most productive time to work?  Afternoon/early evening.or when a deadline is looming!
Drawing item you can’t live without?  Staedtler Mars  2mm clutch pencil with 4B leads.
What music puts you in your groove?  I listen to history or science series on the radio. (Music distracts me).
Age of child you most love to draw?  6 or 7.
If you were an animal, what would you be?  A Bird.
Favourite, yes only one, children’s book of all time?  The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey.
Illustrator, author from any time you most admire?  Tim Burton.

From ‘Eduardo the Magnificent’. Personal work

Early character sketches for Burple in A Monster’s Moved In.

Endpapers from ‘The Good Little Bad Little Pig’, Parragon 2014.

From ‘The Good Little Bad Little Pig’, Parragon 2014.

More llama sketches for ‘Llamas Love Pyjamas’. Personal work.

Llama sketches for ‘Llamas Love Pyjamas’. Personal work.

Wrong pyjamas, from ‘Llamas Love Pyjamas’. Personal work.

From ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, Little Tiger Press 2013

From ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, Little Tiger Press 2013

Incy’s clue for Little Bear - from my graphic novel. Personal work.

The Three Bear’s Cottage - from my graphic novel. Personal work.

The Goldilocks Gang - from my graphic novel. Personal work.

From ‘Beauty and the Beast’, Harper Collins 2012.

From ‘Beauty and the Beast’, Harper Collins 2012.

Bus Stop. Personal work.

The Visit. Early personal work.

From ‘A Monster’s Moved In’ Little Tiger Press 2015

From ‘A Monster’s Moved In’ Little Tiger Press 2015

Peas for Dinner. Initial character ideas for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Berlotti’s Plan, from ‘Eduardo the Magnificent’. Personal work