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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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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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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...
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...
Art exhibit explores biblical beasts secluded bays instead of busy marinas. To keep herself busy, she drew fantastical scenes, often copying pictures by illustrator Frank Frazetta and studying fairy tale illustrations by Edmond Dulac and Edward Detmold.Landis went to college to study...
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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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Collaborating for a good cause

...was really touched by that," she said. Winston was touched by the story. So touched, in fact, that when she heard an illustrator was needed, she volunteered. The book is Winston's break-out as an artist, an interest she began developing by herself...
'Beneath the Surface' evokes abstract in archaeology

...40 years to when she and her brother worked on a dig in Virginia. Crowell even considered a career as an archaeological illustrator, but ventured into fine art. Crowell has developed a painting technique using the cold wax process that involves layering...
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What's Happening

...Barbara Lavallee will be at Frames & Things in the Soldotna Blazy Mall Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Lavallee is the Illustrator of the book "Mama, Do You Love Me?" and has several new prints and a new book, "The Sourdough Man" available at the...


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