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Fiction/Abstract vs. NonFiction/Realism

Last week we started our meeting off with a fun little game called “Story in a Bag.”  It’s a simple game where you collect 8-10 small miscellaneous items and put them in a concealed envelope or bag.   351 more words


A page from my sketchbook by Clara Vulliamy

The hundreds of sketchbooks I have filled over the years are very precious to me. Not because they are full of great work (they’re not), but because they are a brilliant record of how my thoughts were developing: ideas that came off, others that would be forgotten if I couldn’t see them again on these pages. 205 more words

The Terrifying Act of Sharing Your Art

I visited the natural science museum yesterday with my daughter, and, as we sometimes do, we brought our sketching supplies. We headed straight for the butterfly habitat–a lovely glass building filled with prehistoric-looking plants and hundreds of winged creatures–and began to draw. 596 more words

Self Publishing

Happy Easter!

Ana Ochoa sent in this cute Happy Easter illustration to help me wish all of you a Happy Easter. Ana’s illustrations have been exhibited in many countries around the world. 476 more words

Authors And Illustrators

Build Yourself a Marking Gauge

I know, I know, there are a plethora of marking gauges out there to be had.  You can pick one up second hand for just a few dollars or you can spend some serious money on a fancy new model.   664 more words


Illustrator Saturday - Dana Martin

Dana Martin is an illustrator and designer who was born in New Mexico and has been roaming ever since. A recent graduate of Montserrat College of Art, her work has appeared in several local shows and was recently featured in CMYK’s Top New 100 Creatives. 3,127 more words


Whew....I can see the finish line!

I’ve completed 31 images so far and have about 10 more till I’m done.

What a project! The next chapter is the climax of the book and I am so excited to be at this point. 35 more words