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Posts about how to work as a professional illustrator and artist.

Failing Toward Success Podcast – Interview: Kelly Mellings on Craft

The Outside Circle Art by Kelly Mellings

This long format interview is with the multi-award winning illustrator Kelly Mellings. I ask him a bunch of questions about growing in craft as an illustrator. We chat some about style and he talks about the national best selling graphic novel, The Outside Circle, which he illustrated. The graphic novel was written by Patti LaBoucane…

Bending Through the Process of Publishing a Children’s Book

Nine weeks had come and gone, several attempts at communication went unanswered, the story had begun developing a thin layer of dust and my optimism wavered. Then, finally, on Friday last I made contact with my editor. *Phew* – deep exhalation. I can finally breathe again. I had a good, short, conversation with the editor…