I have had the pleasure to write and/or illustrate the books below.
For aspiring illustrators, students, or anyone who loves to draw, this workbook helps to build up drawing skills, confidence, and an attention-grabbing portfolio. Mary Kate McDevitt brings her years of industry expertise to tips of the trade, plus tons of strengthening exercises including 12 step-by-step assignments to illustrate commercially compelling products—like a greeting card, product packaging, a magazine editorial, and more. Full of encouragement and guidance and presented in a practical lay-flat binding, Illustration Workshop is the ultimate creative tool for today's indie illustration zeitgeist.
Every Day is Epic
In this one-year guided journal from artist Mary Kate McDevitt, every entry sparks creativity and self-reflection with inspiring prompts, upbeat affirmations, and interactive doodles. Chronicle big plans and budding ideas. Jot down daydreams or forecast your mood. Rate the day's accomplishments: major, minor, or meh? With quirky humor and vibrant illustrations, every page is a celebration of the adventures, discoveries, and joys that make your life uniquely epic.
What the World Needs Now is Love
“What the World Needs Now Is Love” has become a beloved song worldwide since its release in 1965. Now, for the first time ever, these captivating lyrics are in book form accompanied by gorgeous illustrations.
The ultimate tool for designers and creatives looking to tap into the trend of hand-drawn lettering, this workbook features step-by-step lessons on a range of styles plus more than 120 practice pages, making it the ideal place to learn and perfect this in-demand design skill.