New #draw50things sketch

Hi Everyone,
Here is a new sketch I am working on. I want to illustrate a very busy kids room. Let me know what you think? Any suggestions, would be much appreciated. I will probably add as I go as well.


Author Tara Lazar

Tara Lazar author of “I Thought This Was a Bear Book” and “Little Red Gliding Hood” is coming to Derek & Aimee’s school for an Author visit. I may be more excited to meet her than the kids are! They are also having a contest where each kid can do an Illustration for a fractured fairy tale and one kid from each class will be picked to have lunch with her. That is so exciting!  Take a look at their drawings below:

They were so excited to do the drawing; Aimee even did a second which is what we submitted. Good luck to all the kids! What a great experience this is for them.
I will keep you posted on how it goes.


Website update

Hi Everyone. Just wanted to send a quick note that I have updated my website which is…long overdue. Check out all my new Artwork here as well as my page on Shannon Associates website. Check it out, pass it along, and keep me in mind! Next, I will be updating my Design section as well as eventually updating my site with a whole new fresh look, but seriously let’s take it one step at a time! Have a wonderful weekend! Kim



Just a little venting here. I purchased a new Apple computer system, subscription to Adobe Suite and new Wacom Intuos Pro tablet in September to make sure I was up to date for all new work I get. I researched probably for over a year before making the final purchase. I want to mention to anyone purchasing a new Wacom Tablet, there is a new Wacom Intuos Pro Paper edition out just 3 weeks ago. This was a secret, they told me at Wacom. The Paper edition is very cool because you can add paper to the clip on top of the tablet and ink your drawing on top. It does not even need to be attached to the computer, so it is portable. Then it will be sent to Photoshop from your tablet. So cool! But unfortunately if I want that edition, I need to sell this one and purchase a new one for $399. Yikes! So if anyone is in the market for a new Wacom Intuos Pro, be sure to check out the paper edition first. It’s still $100 more than the original ($299), but would be worth it if you do any inking at all. And if anyone is interested in purchasing this Wacom Intuos Pro from me for $299….let me know. Cheers!img_20170131_134255302