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DRAWN TO PICTURE BOOKS
Blog with some of my PB friends
I'm so thrilled to be a part of this group of talented and fun people. Writing and illustrating can be lonely, so to have some wacky critique partners to liven up the day makes the journey more enjoyable. Visit our blog. Drawn to Picture Books includes: Deborah Cuneo, Mike Ciccotello, Diana Ting Delosh, Barbara DiLorenzo, Patricia Keeler, Jason Kirschner

RENATO AND THE LION
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Sign up to get news and updates about RENATO AND THE LION. Although the book will be published next year, there is plenty of behind the scenes work to share with fans. The newsletter will include commentary about the process of book making, rough sketches and photos of some of the work-in-progress.

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PICTURE BOOK NEWS

RENATO AND THE LION
I'm excited to be working on my debut picture book with the talented team at Viking Children's Books. The publication date has been pushed to 2017, but more time will bring out the best in the book. For more information, please visit www.renatoandthelion.com

CBIG

CBIG, the Children’s Book Illustrators Group, is a New York City-based group of illustrators and author-illustrators who create high-quality work for children’s publishing and media. For illustrators that are interested in attending this meeting (non-members included) please contact me or visit the CBIG website for more information. Below are our 2016 meeting dates (Sundays in Manhattan from 2-5pm).

  • Sept 18
    Saho Fujii, Art Director at Little, Brown

  • REVIEW: Nov 20 (members only)
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PROSPECT AGENCY

The above illustration was featured on the Prospect Agency's Booklet for the 2016 Soiree, held at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn. It was a big honor to be on th cover! The concept was inspired by walking though Central Park, and noticing that despite writing beautiful stories for children-the statue of Hans Christian Andersen always looks so irritated at kids crawling all over him. His face cracks me up every time I see the expression-which sans kids looks contemplative. I swear he changes his expression when kids use him as a jungle gym.

WATERCOLOR AWARDS

My watercolor, "Moment Before Opening," won the "Bernice & Albert B. Cohen Family Trust Award for Excellence in Light and Shadow" in the 2016 New England Watercolor Society's Signature Member Art Show. It also won first place and the "Domenic DiStefano Memorial Award" at the annual "Works on Paper" show at the Philadelphia Sketch Club. The painting will be featured on the postcard for the next "Works on Paper" exhibition in 2017.

 
ARTS COUNCIL OF PRINCETON

2016 CLASS OFFERINGS

HIGHTSTOWN LIBRARY

SUMMER
Paint a Story & Drawing Basics
Since I'll be teaching at the Arts Council of Princeton all July and August, these two classes will resume in September.

TBD
Intergenerational Drawing- FREE
This Saturday afternoon class will be on the calendar soon– a place for kids and adults to create art together!

Location: Hightstown Branch
Contact: Liz 609-448-1474 ehughes@mcl.org

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