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The Fix-It Man – My Illustration Process

February 27, 2017 | Announcement, Illustration Author:

 

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The moment I read Dimity’s manuscript I was connected. The visuals of the characters, scenes and sub-stories came with such ease that my initial concept roughs were almost completed before the contracts had actually been signed!…


52 Week Illustration Challenge 2016

October 28, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

Due to my rather busy book illustrating schedule, I haven’t been able to keep up with doing all of the weekly themes for 52-Week Illustration Challenge….

Here are some of the pieces I have managed this year!…


52 Week Illustration Challenge 2016 – March

April 07, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

I am more than halfway through illustrating my next children’s book written by Dimity Powell – it is so wonderful and I am absolutely loving doing these illustrations. However, it means my illustrations for the Challenge are being sacrificed a …


52 Week Illustration Challenge 2016 – February

March 10, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

It seems the busier I am the more illustrations I can get done!

Here are my illustrations for February 2016!…


52 Week Illustration Challenge 2016 – January

January 06, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

Wow. For two whole years I have created a minimum of one illustration per week, many weeks there were multiple illustrations!

I’m not sure what 2016 will bring for me in regards to regular Challenge illustrations (as I am currently …


52 Week Illustration Challenge 2015 – November

December 01, 2015 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

November means we are nearly at the end of the year AHHHHH

Here are my illustrations for November!

Week 44: Scandinavian

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Week 45: Peace

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Week 46: Endangered

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Week 47:Play

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Staying creative,

Nicky x

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52 Week Illustration Challenge 2015 – October

November 01, 2015 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

October goes off with a bang with the first theme for the month being ‘Melbourne’ – my home town……

Here are my illustrations for October!

Week 39: Melbourne

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Week 40: Carnival

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Week 41: Sweets

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Week 42: Instrument

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Week 43: Monster


Nicky Johnston

Nicky is a children's book author and illustrator. She is the creative director of 52-week Illustration Challenge, inspiring others to connect with their creative souls.

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