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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 »

Back to School Apps: Don’t Forget About Creativity!

As the kids are settling back into school, there have been plenty of back-to-school articles listing really cool iPad apps that provide a great way for kids to learn reading, writing, math, and also science and geography. It’s exciting to see the plethora of awesome educational apps out there. These apps have really evolved in visual quality and overall child experience! One area where I think these lists have been lacking, however, is finding apps […] Read more »

Drawing at the kitchen table

Yesterday i was working on my kidoodle zine (more on that to come) and listening to This American Life when I suddenly noticed the time and had to rush off and pick up Oscar from school. I like to wait until the very last minute before I stop drawing and I hate cleaning up art things. I like to think it isn’t because I’m lazy but more because I’m fearful I won’t ever get them out again once I pack them away… 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 »