My Pretty Fly Illustration Entry for July’s SCBWI Draw This Prompt


Pretty Fly was my July entry for the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Draw This competition,  #scbwidrawthis. The Challenge word was ADVENTURE… Find more great entries here:

PS. Pretty Fly was inspired by the Condylostylus sp. Dolichopodidae fly, which I researched and found particularly elegant!

About Michelle Kogan Art, Illustration, & Writing

Michelle Kogan is an artist, illustrator, instructor, and writer, creating colorful allegorical figure, flora and fauna paintings and children's illustrations, which have a sensitivity to endangered species, and the environment. She is an art instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Evanston Art Center and offers Plein Air Painting Workshops at nature venues in the Chicago area including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Lurie Gardens at Millennium Park. Visit her online Etsy Shop at: and her website:
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