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Book Preview: Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found

Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found (2011), by Sophie Blackall, is the author’s first book for adults. In it the author/illustrator of children’s books shares classified ads based on ships that pass in the night. Three of them are stories … Continue reading

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Book Preview: Journey

This is my first preview of children’s fiction. I believe there is something extra-special about stories for children. No matter what your age, experiencing a book for kids (and their adults) takes you on a magical adventure in time back … Continue reading

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More of Me

It can be a lot of fun trying to depict yourself, whether you are squinting into a mirror or at a photographic image. Yesterday I tried drawing my self from a fifty-year-old black and white photo with disastrous results. My … Continue reading

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Emily’s Portrait

I am having great fun working on portraits this past week. Today I drew Emily, my middle child, with colored pencil ¬†on Arches cold press from a photo on my desktop computer. Then I used watercolors to create the final … Continue reading

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