Artist in Residence

From Our Artist in Residence ~ P.S. Brooks: Snowy Owls

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Out of the dazzling snow, Artist in Residence P.S. Brooks sends us owls of the Owl Postal Service! Happy holidays to all! P.S. Brooks’ contact information is below for those of you who wish to contact him on prospective work. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. P.S. Brooks: White…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ P.S. Brooks: Skating Seagulls

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Artist in Residence P.S. Brooks sends us skating seagulls in the spirit of the holidays! P.S. Brooks’ contact information is below for those of you who wish to contact him on prospective work. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. P.S. Brooks: Getting more into the festive spirit for this…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ P.S. Brooks: YA Novel Deathcat Sally

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This week, our Artist in Residence, P.S. Brooks introduces us to illustrations he completed for his upcoming young adult fantasy/horror novel titled Deathcat Sally. Enter the world of Sally Rancher and Zachary (the cat) and No Man’s Land. P.S. Brooks’ contact information is below for those of you who wish to contact him on prospective work. If you’ve missed…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacoyln Wingo: Favorite Portraits

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There’s a special magic when the subject of one’s art is someone close, someone we know. To round out our November with sweetness and spunk, our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, shares with us her portraits of her great niece. We want to thank Jacolyn sharing all her wonderful pieces with us this month! Her contact information is…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacoyln Wingo: Portrait Work

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Curious about how an artist might create an imaginative reference for a portrait? This week our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, shares with us a sweet baby portrait and a peek behind the scenes at how she arrived at a workable photographic reference. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacoyln Wingo: Shih Tzu

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For those who need a dose of playful cuteness, this post is for you! This week our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, shares with us sketches of a little friend of hers (and apparently a brilliant model) in all her wild, energetic playfulness. If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacoyln Wingo: Mr. Chubbs

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As November begins, we are treated to the promise of a sweet friendship: a little girl and a gerbil. This week our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jacolyn Wingo, shares with us delightful characters from a children’s book dummy she composed during a “creating your best dummy” workshop. Meet Mr. Chubbs and his new friend! If you’ve missed prior…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jacolyn Wingo: Young Moguls

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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

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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,…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jamie Stevens: Pear Chair

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This week our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jamie Stevens, shares with us a perspective journey titled Pear Chair. An illustration that may be something more … If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. Jamie Stevens: Just a fun little journey in perspective. Unlike the first two weeks, this…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Jamie Stevens: My Shoes

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This week our Artist in Residence (AIR), Jamie Stevens, shares with us illustrations from a picture book that she has been working on, titled My Shoes. Meet Molly and her young bird friend Shoebill! If you’ve missed prior AIR posts, they may be found in our Artist in Residence Archive. Jamie Stevens: This week’s posting is all…

From Our Artist in Residence ~ Corrina Holyoake: Neans Dreams

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Our Artist in Residence (AIR) Corrina Holyoake shares with us a peek at a banner she has been working on for her new website, Neans Dreams. We want to thank Corrina for sharing her wonderful illustrations with us this past month as Artist in Residence. Visit Corrina’s blog for updates on her work. If you’ve missed prior…