September – 52 week Ilustration Challenge

Overall this month it looks liked I focused on developing character drawings. Each month I wonder if I should do a course on picture book illustration or Adobe photoshop as I feel amateur in both areas still. Some illustrations I am happy with, like the pencils and others not so much, like the penguin. I […]

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SCBWI Conference Sydney 2016 round up

Sunday night I attended the pre-conference networking dinner for #SCBWISyd Conference 2016. Boy, did I have a lot of networking to do. I was one of a great team of Roving Reporters as well as being  New Member Coordinator for SCBWI Sydney.  So if I came across anyone standing alone looking lost I went up […]

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August’s – 52 Week Illustration Challenge

It’s pouring down today and so it is perfect weather to sit down, write blog posts and listen to my favouirte podcasts. I am currently watching and listening to: Children’s author Jen Storer’s Girl & Duck video’s everday Friday The Yarn which takes you behind the scenes of children’s literature All The Wonders where readers […]

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July’s 52 Week Illustration Challenge

Wow! We are half way through the year and I have managed to keep on going for another month with my illustrations. Which is certainly a good thing. When my writing seems to be getting no where I have my illustrations to focus on, otherwise it can get a bit depressing wondering if you are […]

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Roving Reporter at this years SCBWI Conference

Two years ago I attended my second SCBWI Conference as a newbie Roving Reporter. The photo is of me and the inspiring Illustrator/author Bruce Whatley at  SCBWIAusNZ14 This year I have the great opportunity to be part of that team again. You can read more about me and the other reporters here: http://www.scbwiaustralianz.com/our-blog/2016/6/4/meet-the-team-roving-reporters-revealed-part-1?rq=roving%20reporters%201 http://www.scbwiaustralianz.com/our-blog/2016/6/11/rovers-revealed-meet-the-team-part-2 http://www.scbwiaustralianz.com/our-blog/2016/6/18/meet-the-team-part-3 http://www.scbwiaustralianz.com/our-blog/2016/7/3/rovers-revealed-4 I’m […]

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