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Meet a Real, Live Artist (Part 2) – Interview with Josephine Hague

For our second “Meet a Real Live Artist” it leaves us breathless (more breathless than a captain’s parrot who’s eaten a whole box of saltines in one go) to introduce to you a dear friend of ours and an exceedingly talented English artist. Josephine Hague At one time Josephine worked in the model making department of Aardman Animations (that’s right those Wallace & Grommit folks), but now she gets to spend her time frolicking in … Read more »

Meet a Real, Live Artist (Part 1) – Interview with Chris Lackey

A kid recently asked us: what does an artist do? And we thought: good question! Then we thought: hey, we know some artists, let’s find out. And tada, just like that a new Kidoodle post series was born: “Meet a Real Live Artist”. We hope you can read these to your kids to spark their imagination, get them even more excited about art, and let them get a glimpse of the wide range of creative … Read more »

a fun collaboration for BIG Kids Magazine

Hi everyone! Karen and I just finished collaborating on a fun piece that will show up in BIG Kids Magazine in a few months! I dont want to give it away, but it just might influence some upcoming updates to Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure! Go ahead and check out BIG Kids Magazine and their blog, they put together some lovely artwork from kids and adults and we just love the feel of it! “The magazine promotes … Read more »

Artist to Artist

I recently unearthed, from the back of a deserted closet, an amazing book I’d bought for Oscar when he was much too young, and i was much too over-enthusiastic. It’s more appropriate now that he’s 6, but to be honest I think everyone from 5 years up would be inspired by it. It’s called “Artist to Artist” and is filled with ‘letters’ to the creatively inclined child, from 23 successful book Illustrators (heavy hitters like; … Read more »