Hello you wonderful people! A new coloring page is ready for you and your little ones and it is all about having fun the old-fashioned way: Outdoors! So print your coloring page, grab some crayons and get out to the park or just your front lawn - shoes optional. Next week a
Hello there! And Happy Memorial Day to everyone! As promised, today we start the weekly SUMMER BREAK COLORING PAGES that will last until Monday, September 5th. This week I'm having a guest post at The Sketchables . The topic: "Memorial Day" so I came up with this non-traditional Memorial Day image that I
Yes, it's that time of the year! The much anticipated SUMMER BREAK. (Jaws' theme song playing - loudly) Starting Monday, May 30th I'll have a weekly coloring page for you to print out and hand to your little ones. This will last through Monday, September 5th. Neither rain, nor shine, nor holiday, nor
This is a repost of the event listed at SCBWI-AZ's site. [info]Download and print the pdf form of the REGISTRATION FORM. Hope to see you there![/info] SCBWI AZ ILLUSTRATORS' INTENSIVE "COMEDY CRASH COURSE ART SCHOOL" (DMV Approved) With DAN SANTAT Saturday, June 11, 2011 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at 2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ
I finished the artwork for a piggy book I've been working on since last October. It was a tight deadline! For this book, I continued experimenting with mixed media and this time I incorportated colored pencil. I had never done that before and I liked the results! Book will be out
It's been a hectic busy couple of months so here's a post to update you on everything that's going on: NEW BOOK "THE NIGHT BEFORE MY BIRTHDAY BOOK" I'm currently working on a multicultural picture book written by Joni Rubinstein. Dummy is all done and I'm painting the spreads at the moment.
Nate Padavick and Salli Swindell started the blog "They Draw and Cook" a while back. There, illustrators submitted recipes that they felt like sharing. And although I hardly ever cook, I loved the idea of illustrating a Peruvian recipe so I picked my recipe immediately. Last week, I made time
These last couple of months I've found a new direction to my work. I have looked back to my culture and ethnicity. With this I hope to bring a more meaningful body of work. There will be exploration, successes and failures. It's how it should be and I'll share as
This post is an official call to other Hispanic/Latino Picture-Book Artists whose main focus of work is Multicultural Children's Illustration. The initial idea was to find an existing group of Hispanic/Latino Children's Illustrators to network with. Little did I know there was no such group. I looked online with no luck.
Last Thursday I showed my work at ICON6 Portfolio Roadshow in Pasadena, California. I made some really good contacts, got some prospective clients, enjoyed the way-cool neighbors, saw my baby-bro, AND got a fun one-day-Illustration-only escapade from sunny and this-time-of-year very hot AZ. Roadshow was a nice size - around 100