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How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator

Mark Mitchell's blog on children's book illustration and illustrators

“How to Illustrate a Children’s Book”’

P.J. Lynch: Story illustration A-Z

The childhood thrill of make believe looms large for Dublin-based artist P.J. Lynch, 2X winner of England’s Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration. He may not come out and say this. But you can’t not feel it in his children’s book illustrations and murals, YouTube videos and lectures about art and painting in Ireland and the U.S. He puts… Read More

Baby steps

I’ll admit that I was floored by the quality of  the essays turned in for our “Epiphany” contest. The deadline was Wednesday. Contestants were asked to compose an answer of no more than 400 words to a rather broad question, “What’s the major discovery you’ve made or the biggest insight you’ve learned this  year in drawing… Read More