21 Books That Celebrate Lesser-Known African Americans and Their Contributions to History
Great Reads to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids and Teens
Why Reading the Same Book Repeatedly Is Good for Kids (Even If It Drives You Nuts)
From The Bookseller: Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit
From We Need Diverse Books: Why Every State Should Require LGBTQ+ History Be Taught in Public K-12 Schools
From Publishers Weekly:
'The Unbearable Whiteness of Publishing' Revisited
Authors Guild Asks DoJ to Stop PRH Purchase of S&S
From The American Library Association (ALA): ALA announces 2021 Youth Media Awards
From SLJ's 100 Scope Notes: Books on Film: Weston Woods Films on Amazon Prime
From SCBWI (May Need Membership to Read): A Tale of Two Imprints: How Denene Millner Books and Bright Brown Baby Are Making Change in the Industry
From The Thesis Whisperer: HOW TO WRITE A MORE COMPELLING SENTENCE
From NBC News: Reading picture books to my son felt repetitive — but that helped me see how brilliant they were
From MiniEdition Books: Love completes us!
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
Do you know about the 2021 Philip Leverhulme Prizes in Visual and Performing Arts
From SCBWI British Isles Words and Pictures: Illustration Feature - Dummy Talk!
The National Toy Hall of Fame posters (Great project idea for typography classes!)
Type and Protest
Unity Place Installation: The installation for Santander Bank’s new tech hub utilizes layered Morse Code to reference Milton Keynes’ rich history of technology. (Very cool!
From CGMasterAcademy: Free Tutorial: Character Design for Animation
From Muddy Colors:
How I Retouch My Work with Steven Belledin
American Caricature with Arnie Fenner
Why Try New Things with Vanessa Lemen
[Creating the] Augury Raven with Jesper Ejsing
The Sketch vs the Final with Cory Godbey
From the University of Glasgow's City of Lost Books: Magic Houses at a Time of Covid
From Urban Sketchers: Drawing Attention February 2021
This is some groovy new software from Creative Critique (good for teachers who don't have other program options)
From Print and Pattern:
Homeware - habitat ss21
TEXTILES - eleanor pritchard
From The Art Room Plant: Zuzanna Celej
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From Formr: Furniture made by former prisoners having a tough time getting work. I love the overLAP - I want one in orange!
From SmithsonianEnv: Otters playing in the snow
From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Teaching: The Workload Conundrum Some Colleges Revamped the Academic Calendar in Response to the Pandemic. Here’s What They Learned.