Monthly Archives: October 2015

Inkspokes Fall Art Contest ~ Books Are Magic: Entry from Eric Heyman

Entries for the Inkspokes Fall Art Contest are coming in! It’s not too late to join! The theme for the contest is: Books Are Magic.  This entry (The Little Red Book) is from Eric Heyman, who is a professional illustrator who does illustrations for children’s books, greeting cards, character sketch work and concept artwork for animation. Eric may be…

Inkspokes Fall Art Contest ~ Books Are Magic: Entry from Ric Lumb

Entries for the Inkspokes Fall Art Contest are starting to come in! The theme for the contest is: Books Are Magic.  This inspired doodle entry is from Ric Lumb, graphics artist, illustrator, cartoonist and occasional actor. Ric may be contacted via Twitter @cartoonsbyRic or through his website. Details for the Inkspokes Fall Art Contest may be found…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacolyn Wingo: Young Moguls

Earlier this week, our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, shared with us some of her InkTober sketches chronicling inspiring historical pioneers. In this post, Jacolyn sends us more InkTober sketches – these of young African-American business moguls.  They reflect a melding of her interest in African American history with her interest in working on books for children: sketches of young moguls that might…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacolyn Wingo: Inktober

Every October, artists around the world engage in the InkTober challenge: they do an ink drawing a day for each day of the month (if they decide to do the full marathon). 31 drawings in 31 days. This week, our new Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, sends us some of her InkTober sketches. Full of character,…

Inkspokes Fall 2015 Art Contest Begins: Books Are Magic

Calling all Artists and Illustrators!We are happy to announce the start of the Inkspokes Fall 2015 Art Contest! The theme for this year’s art contest is: Books Are Magic. Illustrators and artists can submit up to 5 illustrations relating to this theme from now until November 30, 2015 to be considered. We will announce winners during…