» Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Year

December 28, 2013 No Comments

Hi Readers, There’s a bright and shiny New Year approaching fast! I’m looking forward to new beginnings, new adventures, and stretching to learn new things. I plan to slap a fresh coat of paint onto my writing and illustrating skills, and absorb more info about the art and business of the picture book industry.  And …

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Holiday Traveling

December 21, 2013 No Comments

Hi Readers, Many of you may be looking forward to some fun holiday traveling, to see family and friends. This idea influenced my choice of a coloring page for this week. It’s a page from my second book (still a work in progress), Jackson’s Aviation Adventure. It shows Jackson flying to visit family, and learning …

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Kitty Hawk

December 14, 2013 No Comments

Hi Readers, Next week is the anniversary of the first flight at Kitty Hawk NC, December 17 1902. In commemoration, I picked this week’s coloring page. It’s Orville and Wilbur Wright launching their plane, and themselves, into history! Of course, our hero Jackson is capturing the scene in paint. It’s a page from my next …

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King Tut’s Tomb

December 8, 2013 No Comments

Hi, Readers! Two weeks ago was the 92nd anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb. It took a few months of excavating before the archeologists found the treasure room .  As my salute to these scientific explorers, this week’s free coloring page is the illustration of Jackson, actually IN the treasure room, on his …

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Crowd Scenes and Sports Events

December 1, 2013 No Comments

Hi readers! This late fall time of year seems to go naturally with crowd scenes and sport events! It reminds me of Jackson at the medieval jousting tournament, so I’ve used that scene for this week’s free coloring page. I’ve planned lots of exciting adventure scenes for coloring pages in the coming weeks, sample illustrations …

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