Monthly Archives: August 2011

Society of Illustrators – Original Art Show

I was recently told that the book I illustrated, The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot, has been included in the Society of Illustrators of New York show called: Original Art: The Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration. … Continue reading

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Just keep swimming, just keep swimming…

It’s worth your time to pop over and read a very good essay about the pain of failure and the fact that you have to keep doing what you love no matter the results. This was written by Sean Hood, … Continue reading

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Another day at the park.

I lucked out and had a rare opportunity to sketch again at the park today, while all the kids played on a beautiful, sunny day in Oregon.  

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Another drop.

    I was at the park today and noticed things were a little tense for some people.

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Auteur or committee

As a designer, illustrator, writer and animator I have hit this issue head-on many times. The dreaded committee decision. The New York Times has a good article in their technology section by Randall Stross that looks at the issue by … Continue reading

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