Spring Making

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 in Craftsy, Demos, Illustration

We’re slowly awakening from our long winter slumber. This time of year is always especially motivating for me and I’m sure it is for most creative people. Here are a few classes over at Craftsy that might help fertilize those ambitions! Enjoy! The Art of the Picture Book Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everydayfrom: Craftsy Drawing Essentials: […]

Barrow Elementary School Visit

Posted on Sep 28, 2011 in Demos, Librarians Rock!, Library Events, Presentation

What a whirlwind! Yesterday I visited students at Barrow Elementary School in Athens, GA. We had a great time. The kids even convinced me to draw on the spot for them! Here are a few pics from the event. Thanks so much to NBAF, Barrow Elementary staff and students, and Morris Gardner at the Auburn […]

Thoughts on Sophmore 1

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 in Art, Demos, Teachers Rock!

Here’s a quick watercolor demo I did for one of my students yesterday. As a professional, I tend to forget how much my students need to learn at this level. I am really having to think about every facet of making illustration and how to convey that clearly to a group. I am also spending […]

How to Make an Accordion Book

Posted on Dec 13, 2010 in Art, Books, Demos, Librarians Rock!, Teachers Rock!

Hello there everyone! Here’s a quick demo on how to make an accordion book. I’ve successfully used this activity in the classroom many times. You can see an example of the finished product in an earlier post here. Happy book making!

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