She Sells by the Seaside
Come join me this weekend in Gloucester for my second big craft fair. Art, ocean, and food. I couldn't ask for more.
Rowdy Stinkbugs- An ABC in Collage
How is it coming? I started working on my insect ABC book, working title Rowdy Stinkbugs - An Insect Alphabet, about six weeks ago. In that time I went from pen and pencil sketches, to office supply collage sketches, to a first SCBWI critique at the Northampton Forbes Library, and finally to the exciting step of moving to full scale. This past Monday began my full scale transition and I am excited with how it is going. Insect List Finalized The hardest part of this book so fa
Learning from Critique: SCBWI Group
The first time sharing my book in full outside the family. Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators I joined SCBWI (an international organization for children's books writers and illustrations) this past December in order to gain the support and wisdom of more experienced professionals. One of the best parts about this group is the quantity of local chapters and critique groups. I joined the Northampton, MA group and have now been to three monthly critiques. These
Motifs in Mama Bear: Playing with Light & Space
Motifs, or repeating and distinctive features, are important in any picture book. Today I want to talk about a few of the motifs and imagery