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...Hospital contact).Monday, March 23? Staff Appreciation Week ? Artist Kathy Hocker, expert Field Sketching and Science Illustrator, will be working with staff and students this week.? 11:20-1:50 5th/6th graders that are attending to KMS next...
Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...2003. Ten years later, an unpublished manuscript written in 1974 by Sam Keith was discovered by son-in-law, author/illustrator Brian Lies. This work is now a new book, "First Wilderness." The book tells the story of Sam Keith's own Alaska adventure...

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - As Skyview School students called out shapes they saw in a rabbit, illustrator Paul Mirocha sketched them on a whiteboard Thursday at the Prescott charter school."I see an oval in his body," first grader...
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...illustrated or pop-up books for the youngest readers to chapter books for more advanced readers. Publishers, authors and illustrators are mentioned, helping those who want to find the books and put them in youngsters' hands."It's flu season, so wash...
iPad art gains recognition in new Hockney exhibit

...along with dozens of other programs like Touch Sketch, SketchBook Mobile and Bamboo Paper are being snapped up by artists, illustrators and graphic designers.Together, the artists are developing new finger and stylus techniques, with Hockney's vanguard...
The ABC's of the monster world definitely is. Author J. Patrick Lewis offers a basic intro to twenty-six monsters from different cultures, while illustrator Gerald Kelley's artwork enhances the narrative to lend an eerie feeling to each creature profile.But there's the beware...
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Spruce needle rust sprouts up

Two weeks ago, Catie Bursch, marine educator and illustrator for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, began getting calls about something red in the water. The initial concern expressed was...
Artist takes lessons on the road

...inner scientists. Younger students at Gastineau Community School recently learned through working with Hocker, a scientific illustrator, that there is a rich area of overlap between art and science, two disciplines that are often viewed as unrelated. One...
School briefs

...their beautiful artwork. They have created delightful handprint pictures. They're celebrating author, Eric Litwin and illustrator, James Dean, whose Pete the Cat books are all the rage. Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons and Pete the Cat-Rocking...
What's Happening signing is planned at River City Books in Soldotna on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Homer author Marianne Schlegelmilch and illustrator Maggie Winston of Kenai will be signing copies of their new book "Slugs Are Forever" which was written as a fundraiser for...
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