Sketchbook Tuesday: Girl with Blue Hair Demo

I teach an illustration class in the Continuing Education department at ACAD. Every semester I like to do a little demo to show my students how I work. It's not a very fancy demonstration, I just like them to see how I use the materials, like acrylic paint and coloured pencils, to make my images. That I pretty much just play with the paint until it ...

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The class I teach at ACAD wrapped up tonight. Once again I ended the semester with a presentation by Mike Kerr about his illustration work as well as his wife, Renata Liwska's, children book work. As usual, it was great - very interesting and informative. Check out their beautiful and unique work here.Thanks so much Mike for coming!I was very fo ...

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I've been meaning to post a 'thank you' to local illustrator Dena Seiferling. She was kind enough to show her work and talk to my class last week. Check out her portfolio here and her blog here. ...

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I had meant to pass around a paper for the people in my class to write their e-mail addresses on (if they wanted to) for the purpose of the students being able to keep in touch and have a community of aspiring children's book illustrators. A few people had expressed a desire to do this. I, however, forgot to do it and now that the class has wrapp ...

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I taught my last class for this semester yesterday evening. I thought it would be nice to do something casual since no one ever really wants to do any work on the last day. I arranged to have Renata Liwska and Mike Kerr come in to do a talk. Renata ended up being sick so Mike presented both of their work to the class. It was really great and in ...

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