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5 Days in LA; Lessons from the 2012 SCBWI Conference

5 Days in LA; Lessons from the 2012 SCBWI Conference

Summary: Upon returning home from the Summer SCBWI International conference. My mind is totally a-washed with good ideas and information that is keeping me jazzed. In this post, “Who’s Bryan Collier anyway?!” Now, there’s no way that I could possibly cram a whole experience into a blog post, well there is but nobody wants to read theContinue Reading

Real Life Adventures of an Illustrator

Summary: My wife and I travel back to my old hometown. An old High School buddy and I throw a party at his skateshop and call it an “In Store Artist Event.” I find myself on the hook for 3 new skateboard graphics. Good times are had by all.Continue Reading

Steps in the Right Direction

Summary: What follows here is my story of becoming involved with my immediate neighborhood to solve the issue of an unsightly asphalt ramp. The result is an example of how we can use the power of illustration better our world. In essence, this is my story of becoming a “Citizen Illustrator.”Continue Reading

IMC 2010: initial impressions

“Humble” would be the word that can summarize my feelings about attending this year’s Illustration Master Class. Never in my life have I been surrounded by so many incredibly talented and wonderfully supportive people. My plan is to revisit many of the ideas and experiences from this trip through different blog posts. I thought IContinue Reading

Ah-hmn, Hello

For 2009 I thought I’d start blogging. Partly so that you are able to see my process, and partly so that I can share whatever information passes across my drawing table that you may find interesting. And so it begins…

The Un-taping of Bo Diddley