News

11 October 2014
When this website went online in March 2013, I had planned to update it within a couple of weeks. Yes, I know. But I’m sure you know what it’s like! There’s always something going on and in the little spare time I had, it was always more tempting to work on a sketch or illustration than to learn how to navigate though this foreign territory of website land…

In the meantime however, our wonderful friend Kai has created a Julia-friendly interface, so now it’s not that difficult any more. Hooray! As you might have noticed, the look has changed a bit, but that was simply the price to pay. To make up for that, I’ve finally added new illustrations to the portfolio.

Like I said, a lot has happened since spring 2013. One of the most exciting things was being picked as one of 3 illustrators featured in the Undiscovered Voices 2013 anthology published by SCBWI British Isles.

And the wonderful people behind that have now invited me to be this months “featured illustrator” on the Words and Pictures Blog, which is absolutely fantastic.

If you like, you can have a look at it here:

http://www.wordsandpics.org/2014/10/featured-illustrator-julia-walther.html

The other brilliant bit of news is that I have an agent!!! Yes, isn’t that amazing?! I’m represented by the lovely Maria Bogade from Wundergarden ( www.wundergarden.de )
It’s so cool to have someone show my illustrations to art directors and editors – and thanks to Maria I actually already got my first commission :-) More about that next time…

 26 March 2013
Welcome to my website! I’m so excited that it’s finally up and running although there are still a
few things to fix or change. First of all, I’d like to thank my two amazing web-masters, Kai and
Steffen, for doing such a fantastic job in such a short time. I’ve been talking about it for ages but,
of course, in the end it all had to happen very quickly, as these things tend to do. Without their
help it would never have been possible. Thank you so much, guys!
I hope my German visitors don’t mind that everything is in English, but having a bilingual
site would simply have been too complicated, and after all my years in Ireland English feels almost
as natural as German.
The plan is to use this space for regular updates (those of you who know me will probably be a
little surprised since I always insisted I was a non-blogging/tweeting/facebooking kind of girl).
Now I’m off to spend the Easter weekend in Paris for the SCBWI Europolitan Conference, which
I’m really excited about.
So I promise to write more soon…