Monthly Archives: November 2009

Green Bean Books and The Book That Eats People

Green Bean Books is a book store  at 1600 NE Alberta Street in Portland. It offers a wonderful selection of picture books and lots more. My daughter and I stopped by this week and we weren’t able to make it … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

This is a page from a story book that I work on to keep myself busy when I am stuck on something else. It’s a chance to try out some styles and have fun experimenting without a deadline being attached … Continue reading

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The future is a guess

A few times here at the illustration blog I have linked to materials outside the focus of illustration, art, literature and entertainment. In other words material about real life. This Bill Moyers show is worth watching no matter what the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from The Book That Eats People

If, by chance, you are giving a copy of The Book That Eats People as a Holiday gift, here’s the perfect add-on! A Book That Eats People gift tag. Download, print and carefully cut out to make the perfect package … Continue reading

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Small World Tees For Sale Online

Small World Tees are finally available for sale online! There are 6 or 7 designs in sizes and shirt colors galore. They offer two types of shirts and can be easily ordered online from the Infinite Inks store site. Or … Continue reading

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Does this idea suck?

I’m not sure how other writers work but I tend to have 5 or 6 projects going at once. Some are similar and only one of the group will fully develop. For instance, I have 3 picture books I am … Continue reading

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SCBWI – Inside Story 2009

I’m trying to catch up with posts. But in catching up I just get further behind. Maybe it’s my artistic temperament. Remember, go back to my desk, settle down, focus, and catch-up! I was a guest at the SCBWI of Western … Continue reading

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