Archive for the ‘Illustrating for digital books and eBooks’ category


The baby elephant who helped a cartoon studio to fly

May 2, 2012

Walt Disney knew he had much to learn from children’s books and children’s book art (just as children’s book illustrators know they have much to learn from 80 years worth of Disney animators.) Dumbo didn’t come from a children’s book exactly. It came from a little paper toy that carried a little story with pictures […]


Stories that move and talk when you touch them

December 12, 2011

Children’s book illustrators and aspiring illustrators were among those who tuned in from the U.S. to Portugal, and Australia to South Africa Saturday morning (Texas time) for an online class¬†on the InteractBuilder software. They were learning about a new venue for their narrative art: A new kind of book for iPads, iPhones and other touch […]