SCBWI Carolina’s Annual Event

Getting to Charlotte Note to self…Charlotte North Carolina  is not 2 1/2 hours from Cary North Carolina its actually closer to 3 and the best time to figure that out is not 3 hours before you are due at an event. Luckily the sun was shining down on me and Siri guided me to my destination, arriving at a crisp 1:55. Just in time to walk in, grab a faculty badge and sit down at my table […]

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SCBWI Carolina’s Week

Portfolio. Well this week is all about the SCBWI portfolio. I’ve got the printer inked up and ready to roll. I have to admit I feel like I’m stepping back in time a little with an actual printed portfolio, its been so long since I’ve shown one I almost feel like a kid again. Twenty three skidoo!!!  Getting all this stuff ready is a lot of work so I decided to use InDesign to help […]

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alligator art by Bob Ostrom

SCBWI – Crunch Time

Yes Readers, we are officially entering Keee-runch time for the SCBWI fall event and that means anything that needs to get printed or shipped has to happen this week or it starts costing extra. I’ve steadily been checking items off the list all weekend.  Postcards Connections requests sent out on LinkedIn Big Giant Handout for breakout group Only a couple more items and I’m good to go. If you can believe it I’m actually ahead […]

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Part 4 – SCBWI and Getting Lost in the Woods

 Vanessa, Deb and I have come up with an amazing handout we will be presenting to all the illustrators who join us at the SCBWI fall conference in Charlotte. This thing has turned into quite a large project. It’s basically a guide to running your own art business. Working with Deb and Vanessa has been so much fun. I always look forward to our Wednesday meetings. Since we’re almost at crunch time this weekend was […]

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