One Sketch A Day


I love this visual journal I bought at the Frick Museum in New York City. It’s called ‘One Sketch a Day’ and each page has space for 2 days of sketching. Sometimes I forget to draw now that writing has taken over my life. If you need to be reminded to practice your art like I do, this book is perfect. Continue reading “One Sketch A Day”

the gift of doodling

In this TED talk, Sunni Brown shows us how important doodling is to learning.

Part of being a children’s author is visiting schools to talk about books and writing. I’m an illustrator too, so for my primary school talks I have the students do an illustration with me. What if students were allowed to doodle all the way through school Continue reading “the gift of doodling”