Monthly Archives: January 2013

Engaging the Elusive Illustrator

“Hard to comprehend or define, hard to isolate or identify <a haunting aroma>” Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary A haunting aroma of turpennoid, frozen oil paints in a kitchen freezer, dried watercolors, kneaded erasers and pencil shavings; that might be the … Continue reading

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The Multipurpose Coarse Kosher Salt

If I need a bit of Kosher Salt for a recipe, I run up to my studio to grab it from my taburet, taberet, taberete (have you ever tried to spell taboret?). The salt makes a nice rub for some … Continue reading

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The Multipurpose Coarse Kosher Salt

If I need a bit of Kosher Salt for a recipe, I run up to my studio to grab it from my taburet, taberet, taberete (have you ever tried to spell taboret?). The salt makes a nice rub for some … Continue reading

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I Left My Studio and There Were People.

So I left my studio and there were people… at the Dicken’s Festival.  It was like being in a little village. There was the lady from New York who designed jewelry and was now working free lance making and designing … Continue reading

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The Utah So/Idaho SCBWI Illustrator Conference

We are busy getting ready for the next great Illustrator’s Conference here in the Utah/Southern Idaho SCBWI Region. It will be February 23, 2012 and registration is now open.  Manelle Oliphant did this years poster. Martha Rago the associate creative … Continue reading

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