From PW: Obituary: Tomie dePaula We've lost one of our greats. From SLJ: The Children's Literature Community Reacts to the Passing of Tomie DePaula.
From SCBWI: Digital Directory for Remote Learning Resources (My Coloring Page Tuesday is in there!)
From The FCBG: Talking is Not My Thing! - The inspiration for my book about being non-verbal
Do you know about BINC? Book Industry Charitable Foundation, because "1 in 5 booksellers has experienced a financial emergency in the last two years." That said...
From KGW8 News: Powell's Books rehires over 100 [correction: 40+] employees after surge of online orders
From PW: PubWest to Amazon: Publishing Needs Your Help
From NewYork: 20 of the Best Children’s Books for Uncertain Times
From SLJ: For Wizards in Confinement, “Harry Potter at Home” Offers Activities, a Free Ebook and Audiobook and Dav Pilkey, Dolly Parton, and LeVar Burton Offer Stay-at-Home Activities, Read-Alouds
From The Guardian: #Notmymermaid: the Disney row is ridiculous – who knows what mermaids look like?
From JK Rowling: Bringing Hogwarts to You (at home)
From SLJ: 5 Podcasts on Kids & Tech Use Your Patrons Could Use Right Now
From PW: Unemployed NYC Booksellers Launch Online Bookstore and Diamond Halts Shipments of New Comics to Comics Shops and EIBF Asks Governments to Protect Bookstores
From Shelf Awareness: 'I'm Afraid of Falling in Love with Delivering Books'
From SLJ: 28 Excellent Titles | Starred Reviews, March 2020 and Makers Step Up To Help With Personal Protective Equipment Shortage for Healthcare Workers
From Myth and Moor: Jane Yolen: The Everyday-ness of Writing
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From the Illustrators Partnership: Summary of Relief for Visual Artists available under CARES Act If you are losing income as a result of Covid-19, consider applying! Also American Artists' Petition to Congress PLEASE SIGN!
From The Art Room Plant: Hazel Terry is a working artist and has been sharing so many fun, creative projects during this down time. Such as...
A Never Ending Story Book
From Muddy Colors: My favorite blog has had some awesome offerings of late as well. Such as...
The Virtual Illustration Academy
Making Monsters with Justin Gerard
Surviving Freelance Illustration
Directors on the Art of Storyboarding
More Fun With Cards
How to Emulate Oil Painting with Your Computer
From The Bookseller: Marotta launches NHS colouring download also Scholastic rolls out 25th anniversary illustrated Norther Lights
From The Art Newspaper: US Artists need a federal bailout now: Congress needs to protect this country’s creative workforce
From the NYT: The Merry-go-round stopped. What Kind of Art will Emerge? The pandemic has not only shut down museums and galleries. It has canceled an entire way of life for contemporary artists — and forces a reconsideration of what all that flying was good for.
From PW: A Look Inside the 21st Century Comics Shop
Are you familiar with the artwork by the Philadelphia Wireman? What story!
From The Art Room Plant: Hiroko Kubota III
From Nathan Bransford: Only show characters crying when they’re truly at their wits’ end
From Longwinded One: Episode 114: A Conversation with Dr. Dimitra Fimi
From Bleeding Cool: Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publisher's Current Status
From CommArts: Brian Rea An East Coast transplant headed west to explore the evolving landscape of illustration.
and Graphic Journalism
From BBC News: David Hockney shares exclusive art from Normandy, as 'a respite from the news'
From FB: A quick video on Catherine Rayner and her recent work - amazing watercolorist!
From The NYT: The Spiky Blob Seen Around the World: How C.D.C. medical illustrators created the coronavirus pandemic’s most iconic image.
From CGSociety: Andromeda Design Contest Results
From The Mint: Making: Abstract Shaving Cream Prints
From CBC: How do you price a work of art? Veteran illustrator Anita Kunz has advice for a younger generation
From SLJ: Investigating coronavirus media messages through magazine covers
From SCBWI-British Isles: ILLUSTRATION FEATURE Artwork size and the printed page
From the WHO (World Health Organization): Global Call to Creatives: An Open Brief from the United Nations
From The Fanatic: Publisher Weekly's Graphic Novel Newsletter You might want to subscribe!
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
On YouTube: PSA Safe Grocery Shopping in Covid-19 Pandemic
From NPR: 'Panic-gogy': Teaching Online Classes During the Coronavirus Pandemic
From Chronicle Vitae: How to Recover the Joy of Teaching After an Online Pivot and Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start
From How-To Geek: The Best Ways to Scan a Document Using Your Phone or Tablet
From The New Yorker: Quarantine Tips from My Cat
From The University of Edinburgh: MOOCs On Demand: FREE SHORT ONLINE COURSES
From Unicef: How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19)
From CNBC: How to host a Zoom call like a pro
From GoodNewsNetwork: Stalking Lions, Pandas, and Penguins During Your Social Distancing With These 10 Awesome Animal Livestreams