Tag Archives: Picture Book

#NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 1 Limerick and sketch

WIP for NaPoWriMo – I’ll be working on Limericks for a picture book story, and sometimes sketches, here’s day one: Triumphant Trudy comes from Chicago, She’s caught a spring cold, that she can’t swallow, Her nasty night wheezes and horrible … Continue reading

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My Entry for the “5th Annual Halloweensie Contest!!!!!” Story + Illustration #inktober

Here’s my story for the “5th Annual Halloweensie Contest.” The contest was created by the extraordinaire author and blogger Susanna Leonard Hill, and is up and running on her site: http://susannahill.blogspot.com . The challenge: to write a 100 word or less Halloweensie story for little kids … Continue reading

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‪#‎Inktober‬ Day 27, 2015 WIP Halloween Story…

What’s out there…

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‪#‎inktober‬ day 21, 2015

Color coming next for this Halloween story drawing…

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A Poem for day one of National Poetry Writing Month

 April 1st is the First Day of National Poetry Writing Month.  To participate online and write 30 poems in 30 days  here’s a link to the National Poetry Writing Month blog: http://www.napowrimo.net Here’s my first poem Mustache Surprise Mustache cloud sitting in … Continue reading

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Review of Told and Retold: Picture Book Artists from Studio Goodwin Sturges

 Early in July I was at the Art Institute of Chicago and viewed the picture book exhibit: Told and Retold: Picture Book Artists from Studio Goodwin Sturges. The exhibit is a rich collection of eight different artists’ finished artwork and preparatory … Continue reading

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Terri Murphy’s Journey of a Picture Book: One Day I Went Rambling

June 2nd at the Prospect Heights Public Library, I had the great pleasure of attending Terri Murphy’s Journey of  a Picture Book, an illustrator’s presentation of: One Day I Went Rambling a new picture book written by Kelly Bennett and illustrated by Terri … Continue reading

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