SCBWI 2014

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This is my very belated post about the Minnesota SCBWI (Society for Children’s Book Writer’s & Illustrators) conference that took place earlier this October. I’m finally able to write, after my brain has reconstituted from its state of befuddled mush. … Continued

2-Month Update: Transitions

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  Transitions. Autumn has given the air a a pleasant chill, plumes of gold and scarlet leaves are beginning to burst into view, and… My son is in Kindergarten. Which is apparently the big secret parents have been keeping. At one point, … Continued

1-Month Update!

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I just realized it’s been almost a month since I signed on to illustrated John Edwards’ book “The Tryceratops.” Wow, how time flies. I’m sure a million illustrators have drawn clocks with wings, so I won’t even go there. Just visualize it. … Continued

The Tryceratops

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Great news! I have officially signed the contract to illustrate my very first children’s book with publisher Red Heart Books! Red Heart Books contacted me a few months ago because one of their writers was interested in my illustrative style. … Continued

Eat My Art

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What is my goal, as an illustrator? Am I just drawing pretty pictures, or is there something more? When a child opens my books, what do I want him to feel? Maurice Sendak said: “Once a little boy sent me … Continued

Children’s Book Week

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Children’s Book Week was May 12-18, and in honor of the occasion, I have posted a sneak peak of my current illustration project: The Monster Mall!   I love drawing monsters, and my kids love finding hidden objects in detailed drawings. … Continued

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