From Bookshelf: "Flow" Bookshelf - hmmm
From The Bookshelf: S&S US cancels book from US senator Josh Hawley
From BookBub: 5 Things to Know About ‘The Hate U Give’ Author’s New Book
From Brightly Storytime:
Brightly Storytime: Grumpy Monkey Up All Night (free video reading!)
The Most-Anticipated Picture Books of 2021
Making Our Voices Heard: Books About Activism for Kids (although, I have a real problem with THE PINK HAT as it was the first book after the #MeToo march and it was written by a man!!!!????
From We Need Diverse Books: The Joy of Native Storytelling Structures - Really interesting!
From BBC: Optimism in Stories for Children - Experiments in Living
Congrats to Stephanie Wildman, sister to WU colleague Robert Wildman, on the publication of her new picture book, Brave in the Water
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
3x3 Portfolio Critiques
COMPETITION: World Illustration Awards Call for Entries
COMPETITION: The Association of Illustrators is hosting their annual World Illustration Awards 2021 - ENTER NOW (Deadline is February 15th)
SCHOLARSHIP: Winthrop University Department of Design Spring 2021 Portfolio Scholarship
CONTEST: Check out the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest (Astra is the new house headed up by children's lit scholar Leonard Marcus)
PARTICIPATE - SUBMIT TO the: Bologna Children's Book Fair (12 -15 April 2021) Illustrators Exhibition
SCHOLARSHIP: 12x12x12 Scholarship Program for budding children's book writers - AND Registration is now Open!
From Tara Lazar: Storystorm 2021 Day 8: Slime Flies When Ashley Belote’s Having Fun
From Muddy Colors:
Showdown of the Scalds
New Year, New Members
The Unseen Work of David Grove
How Doth the Little Crocodile with Cory Godbey
From European Illustrators Forum: The Illustrators' Ninja Guide - FREE!
From Bobby Chiu: Interview: Costume Concept ARtist Michael Uwandi
The Latest from The Diamond Bookshelf
From Make Art That Sells: Make Editorial Art
Website Feature: The Current: Violent White Supremacy
Ornament and Possibility (GREAT article on the history of design trends!)
From Print & Pattern: Spotted
From Make Art That Sells: Newsletter
From Bobby Chiu: Painting Snowy Scenes with Masae Seki (Video Tutorial)
Join THE PEOPLE'S INAUGURATION: January 20th
Type Geek? Do you know about Glyph?
From Billboard: Congress Passes CASE Act as Part of COVID-19 Relief Bill The legislation creates a copyright claims board at the U.S. Copyright office to hear small claims cases of infringement. (This will be a big deal for artists!)
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From EAB: How to Prepare College Graduates to Succeed in a Tough Economy (Podcast)
From This is Edinburgh: Top Instagram Posts of 2020 - lovely!
From Rube on Twitter: Tips for university students to not freak out during this tough time
From AFT: AFT’s Weingarten on Betsy DeVos’ Resignation as Education Secretary (it's very short - ha!)
From Myth and Moor: Creating a tolerable world