Monday, October 24, 2016

Pattern Play

I love to paint patterns!  I've been playing around mixing & matching in cool & warm palettes. Thinking they wold make great rugs or upholstery for a an oversized chair.
Lots of possibilities!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Something New

Felt like I was channeling my inner "grandma" when I was painting this.  Definitely not my usual color palette.  Trying to push myself out of my norm & into some NEW.
The challenge continues ...

Monday, October 17, 2016

Modern Thrive Workshop

Come on a voyage with me, be part of the Modern Thrive 3-day online workshop, 
Myself,  the talented Katie Vernon & Sophie Dufresne will be giving you an inside look at how we've gone about building our illustration business.  

If you sign up before 11/1 you get a special price with discount code: JillMcdonald

*Looking forward to sharing a few of the tips I've learned along the way!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016


Holding fall colors in my hand.
I love to wander around the yard gathering leaves & flowers.
(my happy place)

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016


Working on writing & illustrating the 5th book in the Hello, World! series for Random House Kids.  
This has been such an exciting & personally rewarding experience for me. (#grateful)
Can you guess what this next book will be about?
Hint.... "ROAR"