Illustrator Saturday – Alleanna Harris

Hey everyone! I was featured on Kathy Temean’s blog for Illustrator Saturday. Check it out!

Writing and Illustrating

Alleanna Harris is a US illustrator who has been drawing for as long as she can remember. As a little kid, she would draw on every page of her mom’s legal pads, doodle on her notebooks at school and on the programs at church.

She graduated from the University of Arts with a BFA in Animation with Honors, and it was during this time she realized her love for illustration. Alleanna finds inspiration in the beauty in everyday things. Everything inspires her. In her work, she seeks to create images that are immersive, rich in color and have a sense of warmth. She lives in NJ.

Here is Allenna discussing her process:

Treehouse 1

First, I sketch out my idea. I do it quickly because if I spend too long on the original sketch, I overwork it and lose the energy of the idea.

Treehouse 2

I refine a little…

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Meet the Artist

a meet the artist illustration by alleanna harris

Hey everyone! Happy New Year! I’m still here. I’ve been working on a picture book day and night (which I’ll share when I’m able to), but I’ll be posting some new things in a couple of weeks. I’m really looking forward to all the great things this year will bring. I feel it y’all!

I figured I should share my meet the artist illustration here for the new year. I never did one before! I shared my random likes and dislikes.