November is “Picture Book Month”

November is “Picture Book Month”

For the entire month of November, a wonderful celebration will take place: PICTURE BOOK MONTH. [Applause, applause] IMHO, children’s literature is synonymous with picture books, so it only makes sense that this versatile genre–which runs the gamut from...
That Flight, Those Babies

That Flight, Those Babies

A Page From My Sketchbook I’d never been on flight like THIS. The entire plane was outnumbered by two babies. Two bald-headed, demanding Tyrants-in-Pampers. I’d dragged myself onto the plane, heavy-lidded and exhausted from an incredible week of intensive...
The art of simplification

The art of simplification

It’s the sixth day of my daily-post-for-a-week challenge so here are six of my favorite quotes on simplifying your life and work. (Above photo: A cover from one of my sketchbooks–I started carving with an exacto blade.)   The ability to simplify means to...