September 28, 2011

SCBWI-Brazos Valley is having a conference in November. They have a wonderful line-up and some great opportunities for illustrators: wonderful industry professionals and portfolio critiques. Click here for the registration form. (Psst! Act now! Word is that the early-bird registration rate is going to be held a little longer!)

September 16, 2011

Digital Storytelling Symposium

Experiences with digital storytelling has been a topic of conversation lately. If you're eager to learn more and get a better understanding on what it's really all about, I encourage you to attend SCBWI Austin's Digital Storytelling Symposium! There's a great variety of topics including Digital Painting, Digital Storytelling, Creating Digital Books and Illustrators & Technology.

There's also some great talks about social media and making you (and your work) stand out online. See the details here.

September 12, 2011

Jarrett J. Krosoczka coming to Houston!

Imago Dei cordially invites you to a showing of:

The Art of Story: A decade of original works by J.J.K.

Opening Reception and Book Signing
Friday, September 30, 2011 | 5-9pm
Children’s Story Time 6-7pm

Please contact with any questions

2525 Robinhood St.
Houston, Texas 77005
If you're not familiar with Jarrett's work, swing over to his website, then head to your local indie bookstore or library and get to reading! His work is fun and lively and not to be missed!

September 5, 2011

SCBWI LA 2011 Link Round-Up

If you missed out on attending the national conference this year, have no fear! I have gathered a few links that should tide you over.

The Official SCBWI Team Blog w/ interviews, Session notes and photos
Alice Pope's Wrap-Up
Search on Twitter: #LA11SCBWI

Angela Matteson
Casey Girard 1, 2
Kelly Light 1,2, 3
Stephanie Ruble
2010 Portfolio Mentees (includes photos and details on the Illustrator Intensives!)

Portfolio Showcase Tips