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    Illustration, Really: My Art at Johns Hopkins Montgomery County through November 9th

    My art is on display Johns Hopkins Montgomery County campus in Rockville, Maryland through November 9th in the lobby of 9605 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850 My work is on display along with multimedia artist, Olga Bauer’s beautiful and introspective pieces. Thank you to my fellow artist Sherill Gross for this show opportunity. And an interview: In the […]

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    2018 SCBWI Narrative Art Award

    Below are all three images from my 2018 SCBWI Narrative Art Award entry. The theme is “Misunderstood Monsters” in honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. I had no intention of using my experimental charcoal sketches AS the finals. I’d bought the charcoals as part of my 100 Days Project, experimentally messing around […]

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    Critiquing Picture Book Dummies – A Checklist

    Several times each year, my friend and colleague Terry Jennings organizes a CritiqueFest for the MidAtlantic chapter of the SCBWI. This is a free event and is described by Ellen R. Braaf, our Regional Advisor, as “… an opportunity to meet with other writers, get feedback on a work-in-progress, learn about the critique group process, and perhaps […]