Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen

Thank you to Google for reminding me that today is the 205th birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. Google has a five-image series of Andersen's  Thumbelina surrounding their logo today.Andersen was a Danish writer and paper-cut artist who not only recorded tales from the oral storytelling tradition (in the style of the Brothers Grimm), but who … Continue reading Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen

Mixed-Media Artists: Carin Berger, Lisa DeJohn, Lorena Siminovich

I love mixed-media art, also known in certain circumstances as collage art. It is my own preferred art method of choice, and I find myself drawn to it in others.Today I would like to highlight the work of three mixed-media artists who also work in the children's book realm: Carin Berger, Lisa DeJohn, & Lorena … Continue reading Mixed-Media Artists: Carin Berger, Lisa DeJohn, Lorena Siminovich