Posts about winter

Cover of Recess in the Dark

Erin Mercer: When Reference Doesn’t Come Easily

Now and then illustrators get projects that aren’t straightforward, and not only challenge our technical skills but also our ability to research. I was thrilled when I signed my first illustration contract for a children’s poetry book titled “Recess ... Read More  

icy sidewalk

5 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Casualty of Winter

Monday I slipped while trying to put change in a parking meter and landed hard on the ice. I’ve got a sprained ankle, a very crabby knee, and a collection of rainbow-coloured bruises over various bits of my anatomy. But it ... Read More