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Let’s Bingo!

Welcome everyone to the First Possibly Annual (But Let’s Just See How This Goes) Summer Fun Creative Spaces Book Cover Bingo Game! As of typing this post there were 56 people signed up to play–considering my goal was to have enough people signed up that all the prizes could be won, I think you could say I was happily surprised. (And still, great odds for you to win!) Thank you to each of you for participating. Because of you all, we’re in for a fun month! So, everybody have their crisply printed game card? Daubers ready? (If you are visiting here for the first time, visit here for a full run-down on how to play.… Read the rest
 

A Peek at the Creative Space of Rachel Rodriguez (and another giveaway!)

Happy Monday morning, everyone! Today we’re getting a tour of the workspace of my friend Rachel Rodriguez. Rachel is the author of two picture books: Through Georgia’s Eyes, a biography of Georgia O’Keeffe, and Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi, a biography of the Spanish architect. They are beautiful books, both illustrated by Julie Paschkis. Rachel tells the story of these artists’ lives with a poetic voice and strong imagery. Listen to this: “For a time, Georgia lives in the city. She walks through canyons of concrete. She misses the outdoor world. The sun steals a bite from a skyscraper.” Isn’t that great?… Read the rest
 
 
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