Monthly Archives: October 2014

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Corrina Holyoake: Animania

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Add some pages to your zoological dictionary. Our Artist in Residence (AIR) Corrina Holyoake shares with us a few of her fun, brilliantly-colored animal fantasia. Visit Corrina’s blog for updates on her work. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. Corrina Holyoake: At long last I have been able…

Inkspokes Indie Author Resource Pages

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We wanted to take a moment to remind our indie authors of the resource pages we have been developing over the last months. If you are looking for an illustrator, browse through our Artist Showcases. Contact information for each of the illustrators can be found generally at the end of the showcase. Are you in…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Corrina Holyoake: #Inktober

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Our Artist in Residence (AIR) Corrina Holyoake shares with us ink drawings for #Inktober. Visit Corrina’s blog for updates on her work. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. Corrina Holyoake: The past week I have been working on pieces for #inktober. I am killing two birds with one…

Inkspokes Fall Art Contest ~ Sara Lynn Cramb

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A reminder to our artist friends: It’s not too late to enter Inkspokes’ fall art contest! Deadline is November 15. The theme is ‘Back to School’. We’ll also take any illustrations/drawing related to the Fall Season. Remember there is a prize! Details further below. Illustrator Sara Lynn Cramb recently submitted two entries to our fall contest:…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Corrina Holyoake: Animal Stories

Corrina Holyoake ~ from Animal Stories

This week we welcome our new Artist in Residence (AIR) for October: Corrina Holyoake. Super thanks to our September AIR Yvonne Gartside for sharing with us the life of Pirates! If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. Corrina Holyoake: Here is a little selection of illustrations I…

Artist Showcase: Artist and Illustrator Jacolyn Wingo

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Artist and illustrator Jacolyn Wingo brings to Inkspokes today her children’s illustrations, illustrations beautifully capturing moments of tenderness and emotion. We felt immersed in Jacolyn Wingo’s illustrations the moment we saw them. They have that rich blend of light and colors that draws the viewer into the moment. Beautifully textured, Jacolyn’s illustrations transport us to…

Artist Showcase: Children’s Illustrator Steve Brown

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Children’s Illustrator Steve Brown visits Inkspokes today, bringing with him his fun, charming characters, each exhibiting that dash of personality and humor. Steve Brown is a children’s book illustrator who hails from Romney Marsh in Kent, England. He tells us that he works for Emergency Services on the Ambulances, but, at heart, he is really…

Telling a Story: A Chat with Voice Actor Jill Cofsky

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Those of us lucky enough may remember back to a time when we were small and someone read or told us a story that left us in a state of wonder. We may remember the rise and fall of the storyteller’s voice, the gleam in the eyes and the larger-than-life grin or grimace on the storyteller’s face. For…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Yvonne Gartside: Deckhand

Yvonne Gartside: This is a pencil sketch of one of the deckhands being bitten by the Captains parrot, aboard the ship in the proposed children's book "The Fearsome Pirates" written by the talented Alastair Millen and illustrated by myself.

About our Artist in Residence Project: Artists/Illustrators participating in our Artist in Residence project can post pieces that they are working on or otherwise wish to share with the Inkspokes community during the month in which they are selected as a resident artist. Yvonne Gartside launches our Artist in Residence project as our Artist in…