Posts Tagged "Writer"


Writer Illustrator Logo

Well, the first item of news is…this is my first blog post! Thanks for taking the time to check it out.

My name is Julianna and I write and illustrate children’s stories…short/long/picture.

There are lots of stories and pictures on my website, so feel free to poke around.

I will be posting information on what’s happening in my world, as well as general scraps on children’s writing and illustration in Ireland and beyond.

Oh, and I nearly forgot, Witchomena threatened my life…I mean…has asked me to ask you to immediately surf over to her own blogger-thing, Warts & All, for an incisive look into the complex and intriguing solitary existence of a single witch on an  island inhabited by a simple-minded population of Chocolate Miners.

I’ve been told to also tell you, it’s definitely worth a look. And is a much better use of your time than scrolling through my uninformed drivel.

Read More

the studio


StudioWhen I was asked what I needed in a studio in order to draw and write, I answered, just one thing…natural light. I soon amended that to just two things – natural light and a cool desk. Wait, it was actually only three things, natural light, a cool desk, and many book shelves for my extensive range of research materials. Then I really I thought about it, and figured there were really only four things I needed – natural light, a cool desk, many book shelves, and a RED door. Yep, that was all I needed to get down to work. To create. Just those four things…and of course, a comfy chair, three light boxes, five lamps, scented candles, a yoga mat, a feather boa, a hand-painted wind chime from Peru, laptop, scanner, printer, enough drawing paper, and colouring pencils  to fill a swimming pool, and just the tiniest bit of floor space for me to sit…

Read More