Tag Archives: SCBWI

Waking Up The Farm

At the SCBWI Canada East conference I attended earlier this month, all of the illustrators had a pre-conference assignment. We were given the manuscript for “Wake Up, Rupert!” (by Mike Twohy) by Simon & Schuster’s Art Director, Laurent Linn. We worked on our sketches leading up to the conference and gave each other feedback. We […]

2013 SCBWI Canda East Conference

I’ve just returned from the SCBWI Canada East conference in Montreal. I had a fantastic time! It was great to meet some new people, and reconnect with friends. A huge thank you to Peggy Collins, Alma Fullerton, Lizann Flatt and Rachel Eugster for all of the hard work organizing such a great event. The weekend […]

Reinterpretation of a spread from “If All The Animals Came Inside”

As part of the recent SCBWI illustrators workshop I attended, I was assigned to illustrate a spread from a previously published children’s book. This artwork below is my interpretation of a spread from “If All the Animals Came Inside”, written by Eric Pinder, and illustrated by Marc Brown. This is my initial sketch: Here is […]

My first SCBWI conference

This past weekend, I attended the SCBWI Canada East Niagara Falls Conference and Retreat. The conference was held at the Mount Carmel Spiritual Conference Centre, and it was a wonderful and very peaceful location. Being a new member of the SCBWI, this was my first conference, so I went into it with an open mind, […]