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Interview with Loretta Schauer

My favourite pen or pencil would probably be a fat soft chunky graphite stick. I have quite a few, (5B to 9B), and coupled with random bits of crayon, charcoal, and scrappy brushes I use them to create messy lines and textures for my picture book characters. But the work-a-day pencil I can’t live without,… Continue reading Interview with Loretta Schauer

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Interview with Poonam Mistry

I use a lot of different types of stationary for my illustrating and writing process. My go to ones are my mechanical pencils and a coloured highlighter. When I get given a project the first thing I do is highlight and annotate ideas around words or sentences that I think have good strong imagery. For… Continue reading Interview with Poonam Mistry

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Interview with Sharon Dempsey

I do like a soft lead pencil to write and scribble with. Usually any old Staedtler lying around the house does the job, but if it isn’t sharpened just so, it will be abandoned. Linc Offix pens come in a variety of nice colours and at the minute I am using the turquoise shade a… Continue reading Interview with Sharon Dempsey

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Interview with L. M. Sorrell

I treat pens like collectors’ items. Truly, I do. I don’t mean the ultra-fancy pens that cost hundreds and can only be viewed through glass cabinets, to be honest, I’m not particularly interested in them at all. Boring. No, I mean pens like Sharpies and anything cheap and cheerful that has any kind of glitter… Continue reading Interview with L. M. Sorrell