Category Archives: scbwi

Invite the viewer INTO your art!

I just finished listening with such delight my daughter’s recent Nebraska SCBWI webinar !  She critiqued 15 brave artists’ work live … one of the best all over learning opportunities ever for everyone listening! I remember when (before internet etc.) … Continue reading

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“You Do NOT need an Agent….”

  Burris Well isn’t this Agent CAT looking smug!?  And what is with that title? At the beginning of May, Christy and I attended the Springfield, MA NESCBWI Spring conference where we did MANY portfolio reviews and duel presented a … Continue reading

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Spring tips !

WELL WELL….it looks like maybe Spring might be actually sprung here in CT finally.  Every year…. why am I still surprised each year!!  I feel like I’ve  crawled out from under a ‘rock’ and back in the creative swing! How … 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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BIG START TO A NEW YEAR!….

HAPPY 2018 everyone!  I’m writing this while being snow bound in CT by a whipping Nor’Easter blizzard today that has hit most of the East Coast! …it does have a way of stopping us in our tracks!  But it’s a … Continue reading

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