When first asked to illustrate a storybook bible, I prayed. I’ve always been mindful when illustrating scripture -- but complete stories? I prayed I was worthy.
But as I prayed, I was assured with a sense of peace that I would find a way to tell each story the “amylee” way ... simple and whimsical. I was excited to share how I see these stories. As I worked, I would find one aspect of each story to highlight and then simply draw. I chose to keep my illustrations very simple. My hope is that a child will be able to relate to the drawings. My dream is that a child will pick up a pencil and their Bible and draw their own storybook Bible! This way, the Bible continues to come to life for them.