Where’s Fishy?

On Saturday I went to another great talk by Mark Carthew to learn further about his picture book creativity.  It was a wonderful event with a High Tea afterwards where I conversed with other authors and editors.  It put me on a height of inspiration afterwards. So what does this have to do with my fishy illustration […]

The Dark Artists: Art and Climate Change

A few weeks ago I went to a seminar entitled ‘Climates that art can change’ at the Eco Centre at Griffith University to inspire the environmental artist in me.  A lot of focus was on photography, video and graphic design and how they reached their own target audiences and the questions that they provoked. It seemed […]

I, the Old Duke of York, attended ‘Timeless Rhymes with Mark Carthew’ tonight..

In my quest for knowledge on creating Picture Books I attended a talk tonight by author Mark Carthew at Brisbane’s State Library, facilitated through May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust. Amongst all of the illustrations, words and poems that Mark presented and sang to us, I spotted illustrations for ‘The Grand Old Duke of York’ with soldiers wearing tall […]