Word Up Community Bookshop Kid Lit Festival 2019

Word Up Community Bookshop had a “Mini-Festival” of children’s literature this weekend and it was so fun. I was there with many of my uptown illustrator and writer colleagues, from Dr. Ruth Westheimer (Roller Coaster Grandma) and Chris Raschka (Yo! … Continue reading

CROW MADE A FRIEND publication party! (Part 1)

What a great time we all had making friends at the CROW MADE A FRIEND (Holiday House 2015!) publication party this past Sunday! What I wanted to do most of all to celebrate Crow, and makers everywhere, was to have … Continue reading

Free Book Giveaway! The Successful Artist’s Career Guide

Do you have the desire to create art as a fulltime career but aren’t sure how to make it a reality? My book The Successful Artist’s Career Guide has the answers! Marion Boddy-Evans from About.com says, “It’s like an upbeat, introductory … Continue reading

Book Giveaway! Quinn McDonald’s INNER HERO Creative Art Journal

  Quinn McDonald has written a lovely book in Inner Hero Creative Art Journal: Mixed Media Messages to Silence Your Inner Critic. With creative prompts, encouragement, new techniques and worksheets, you will get closer to having your inner critic step … Continue reading

Inkblot Review by Curriculum Choice

                                            Stephanie Harrington wrote a very nice review of Inkblot: Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity on … Continue reading

Happy New Year and the 2014 Artist’s and Graphic Designer’s Market

                  The Successful Artist’s Career Guide: Finding Your Way in the Business of Art is excerpted in the 2014 edition of The Artist’s and Graphic Designer’s Market! Along with a lot of … Continue reading

Book Expo 2013 Part 1

                    Above is about half the swag I picked up at BEA 2013–and I was actively trying not to get stuff as I didn’t want to carry it all day! These … Continue reading