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Masterful Master Class..Kornacki

It is very exciting for me to share this artistic ‘adventure’ from our artist Christine Kornacki !  This is a unique and special experience, and she jumped in with both feet!  now you’ll want to go…..  MY WEEK AT THE … Continue reading

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Bob Staake retreat…from Dave Szalay!

A peaceful fun sketch done recently by our artist Dave Szalay of the Norman Rockwell Home and studio in Burlington VT while he was attending a very special Bob Staake retreat: The Art and World of The Children’s Picture Book. … Continue reading

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SUMMER IN FLORENCE !…

Katy Betz is one of our special CAT Agency artists.  I’ve visited with Katy and some of her Ringling students, and SCBWI members, in FL when I visit there in winters.  When I heard her plans for this summer, I … Continue reading

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Sarah Beise at SURTEX !

Hi Sarah… tell us a little about the SURTEX SHOW generally….what is it? SURTEX is a marketplace for sourcing original art and design for a variety of products.  Basically licensing for art and design! Where is it and when? NYC … Continue reading

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Martha Aviles’ amazing gift….

Martha Aviles and I met at the 1999 LA SCBWI conference and began working together in my ‘CAT’ Agency in 2000.  I was delighted by her artwork then, and after sixteen years am still delighted with it!  (see on website http://www.catugeau.comContinue reading

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NOTES FROM BOLOGNA! from two CAT artists there….

  What lead to your decision to visit the Bologna Children’s Book Fair this year?                            FIRST   KATY and then CONSTANZE follows Katy: Several things motivated my decision to attend the fair. First, as an illustrator and college art professor, I … Continue reading

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“Little Bitty” CB Review / Barton interview!

 from Children’s Book Review blog Patrice Barton’s artistic talents were discovered at age three when she was found creating a mural on the wall of her dining room with a pastry brush and a can of Crisco. She earned a … Continue reading

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