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
My Craft Fair Recap: Florence, MA
What was this again? Last Saturday I participated in the Springtime Craft Show at the American Legion in Florence, MA. This was a small show with about 20 vendors selling puzzles, photos, cards, food, knit wares, clothing, and spring-themed decor. There were also hot dogs available. It was a surprisingly lovely and warm day and I that set up was filled with anticipation. As my first craft fair of the season, and my first ever non-holiday fair, I was pleased to see my work - w
Springtime Craft Fair Update
First Craft Fair of 2019 Craft Fair time again! For my first of 2019, I will participating in the Springtime Craft Show at the American Legi
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
Where is Mama Bear?
Last year I took time away from the studio, but I am back and returning to 'Mama Bear'- my first picture book in progress.