Here is a bookmark I created for the Read Local Challenge, hosted by the SCBWI MD/DE/WV/VA. It’s one of several that were created by illustrators whose books are part of the reading challenge. The bookmarks are all black and white so that kids can color them in, but I figured “why should they have […]
Short Pump Bump was featured on local news in Richmond when author Angie Miles went to an elementary school for a class reading. It was the first of many school visits to come, I’m sure! In related news, Short Pump Bump was also mentioned in the winter edition of the SCBWI Mid-Atlantic newsletter, The […]
Author Angie Miles is featured on the cover of this month’s issue of Fifty Plus for an article on the release of our new children’s book, Short Pump Bump. You can check out the article online at issue.com. Short Pump Bump is currently available online via amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, and belleislebooks.com. School visits and other events […]
I am currently finishing up the last few illustrations for my first picture book! Written by Angie Miles, Short Pump Bump! highlights many of the people and places that make Richmond, Virginia such a great place to live. Preorders are available at www.shortpumpbump.com More info soon!
My illustration for Mike’s HARDER is in stores across the country this month! It’s one of three limited edition collectors’ cans for their new seasonal drink Tiger’s Blood. This is of course a very different style than my editorial and children’s work, but I felt it was better in this case to go in a […]
Last weekend, I attended a local SCBWI event (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) in Richmond, Va. Among the three excellent panelists was YA author, and 2015 Edgar Award Nominee, Lamar Giles. Lamar did a super-fun Mad-Lib-style exercise with us called Story Starters, where he and the audience create a unique opening line by committee. Once […]
I got to participate in a local Urban Sketchers gallery showing at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond, which marked my first galley showing in a pretty long time. The event was organized by Jessie Chapman, who is a long-time board member of UrbanSketchers.org, an international organization that promotes sketchbook drawing. The exhibit features […]
Happy tofu turkey Thanksgiving! The idea for this gag came to me in a dream, and even though it’s a little weird, I thought it would be fun to go ahead and just make it into a Thanksgiving greeting card and post it for sale on zazzle. I tried a tofurky (turkey made of […]
I attended my first-ever conference for the Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) this past weekend, and all-in-all had a great time! My favorite talk was by illustrator/author Pat Cummings who was every bit as funny as she was informative. But the highlight for me was meeting illustrator Henry Cole for a critique of […]
Announcing the all-new, official Kid Hercules web site! Featuring daily drawings from my 365 challenge, a brief synopsis of my upcoming series, and a few action-packed illustrations of the world’s strongest kid in full, blazing color! Check out all the awesomeness at www.kidhercules.com.