Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New Book Project! DONE!!!!

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 It's been a VERY busy couple of months, between the wedding planning, and my latest children's book project! In fact, as the deadline drew near, the wedding planning was completely put ON HOLD! (Priorities, right? *wink!*)

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 I absolutely fell in love with the manuscript and signed the contract last Fall. It was a particularly fun and challenging project to work on because I chose to expand the story beyond the literal (there were relatively few words to the text) and tell it through the facial expression and body language of the main character . 

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After several months of work, it was finally been turned in to the publisher and approved last week! 
I can honestly say it was a BLAST to work on, and I think it shows in the end result. I am extremely proud of this one, and hope it brings smiles to the children who read it! And now the wait is slated for release this fall.....ironically, right around the time of my wedding!
 (Multiple things to celebrate! *grin!*)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

It's snowing. AGAIN. UGH!!!!

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UGH!!!!  Need I say more????
While the record breaking snowfall HAS been inspirational for my illustrations lately, 
I've. Had. ENOUGH. 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Happy Read Across America Day!

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Today is Read Across America Day!

Also known as "Dr. Seuss Day," it is a nationwide celebration of reading and child literacy held annually by the National Education Association on March 2nd; Dr. Seuss' birthday! 2015 marks the 18th year 
of this event that focuses on motivating children and teens to read. 
For more information, click HERE.
I doodled this avid reader during a meeting today!