How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator

Mark Mitchell's blog on children's book art and artists


An amazing way to learn illustration

So what is musician-performer-dancer-composer Lindsey Stirling doing on this blog about children’s book illustration? She’s an artist but she works in a different medium. She hasn’t published a children’s picture book. (Not yet, anyway, but give her time.) I’m sharing this video of her 2011 tune Shadows, because twenty-two million YouTube viewers are not wrong… Read More

Drawing Mythbusters

  Illustrations and mini-lesson by Theresa Bayer Myth #1 –  Some people are just naturally born knowing how to draw, and the rest of us unfortunates will never, ever, ever be able to draw. Drawing is like music and sports. It takes training and practice. Sure, there are some people born with a knack for drawing.… Read More