Mon, May 30
Inkygirl: Reading, Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books
I answer 3 questions about my studio and my work process.
Tues, May 31
I answer some more questions and there’s a book giveaway!
Wed, June 1
Smiling Otis Studio
Take a virtual tour around my tiny artist’s studio.
Thur, June 2
Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)
I answer more questions this time about my experience working on a bilingual picture book. And a giveaway!
Fri, June 3
I make an Acrostic Poem from the English version of my book’s title. I considered trying to do one in Spanish as well, but in all honesty, I’m not very fluent.
Sat, June 4
Hey, Jim Hill!
Watch the step-by-step process of the image featured on the top of the blog tour flyer from rough thumbnail sketch to printed page.
Sun, June 5
A review of my book and some more questions about my work answered.
Mon, June 6
My Word Playground
Give your creative muscles a workout with this prompt for your own illustration.
Tues, June 7
What We’re Reading
Another review and I answer more questions about being a working illustrator.
Wed., June 8
The Sub It Club
In this installment of the blog tour, I talk about how I went from the initial submission process to how I ended up being the illustrator for The Story Circle.
Thur, June 9
Learning in Two Languages
I answer questions about how I came to be an illustrator and my artistic path into picture books.
Fri, June 10
Another book giveaway plus I answer questions focused on what’s coming up for my art.
Sat, June 11
One more book giveaway, plus I list some of my favorite bilingual picture books.
Sun, June 12
I show my art process of how I stay organized while creating a 32 page book of sequential art.
Sun, June 26
I interview the author about her inspiration for the book and how she brings it to classrooms.
I’ll be thrilled if you visit each blog and leave a comment. Sign up for the giveaways. Enjoy the behind the scenes look into the creation of this book.