May 19, 2019
Using light and color to help tell a story. Challenging your illustrations with new tools and techniques. And being thankful for the people who make the children’s book industry so special. John Rocco is the episode guest.
May 5, 2019
Dancing between thin lines, thick lines and no lines! Illustrating emotions and energy with simple shapes. And designing characters that you can’t help loving. Ella Okstad is this episodes guest.
This week’s featured book is SOPHIE JOHNSON: UNICORN EXPERT, a brilliantly funny picture book about a unicorn hiding in...
Apr 21, 2019
How to develop scenes that make the worlds and characters you create feel so true? What kinds of opportunities or challenges come with a successful book? And the long winding process of creating that next story. Eliza Wheeler is this episodes guest. We dive deep into these topics and much more.
This week’s featured...
Mar 24, 2019
What does a world that embraces differences look like? How can working on a story change your perspective? And why it’s more important for children to learn how to ask questions than learn what’s right and wrong. LK James is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into these questions and much more.
Feb 24, 2019
Struggles, successes and a journey to find a story and a picture book voice. J.R. Krause is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into his creative process and what he learned from animation that served him well in picture books.
This episode’s feature book is Dragon Night. A visually stunning picture book about a boy...