Monthly Archives: May 2013

Character Studies

There are advantages to being an illustrator when you create a picture book. I took a class from the writer Barbara Williams years ago. She wrote “Albert’s Toothache”. This was published with two different illustrators. The link will take you … Continue reading

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Time at Snowbird

Some of the joys of plein air painting are bugs in your paints, sudden gusts of wind that blow your board into your face and your hat towards the river and the every changing light. There is also a feeling … Continue reading

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Working on a Book, Dummy

                    People ask, “What are you working on now?” I say I’m working on a book dummy. That always makes them pause. It’s very important where you put the comma. Here … Continue reading

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Portfolio Piece

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Last Week at the Boise SCBWI and Idaho Reading Association Conference

            Last week was the Boise SCBWI and Idaho Reading Association Conference. I pulled up Friday to the Boise House.             The rooms were beautiful. I had the upstairs room … Continue reading

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