Get to know Arthur C. Gackley and his new book, "Bad Little Children's Books."
Michael Dooley showcases work by "wonder women"—that is, female comic writers and artists—from this year's San Diego Comic Con.
Steven Heller considers Ann Rand's posthumous book "What Can I Be?" and the impact of Ingrid Fiksdahl King's illustrations.
Michael Dooley presents a designer's guide to the 21 Best Comic Book Artists from Comic-Con 2015.
Steven Heller chats with Etienne Delessert about what's missing in children's book publishing today—and what a new event is trying to do about it.
Excellent 3D illustrations by Chris Sickels of Red Dog Studio for this Jennifer LaRue Huget children’s book, The Beginners Guide to Running Away from Home. Read more Sickels’ process at Letterology.
“I know a lot of things” by Paul and Ann Rand was published in 1956 and is still a fresh as it ever was. It also knows no bounds. It was republished in Italian as “Quante cose so” by Edizioni Corraini as part of its program to reprint all of Rand’s and many other...
This list of 10 smashing best books for children about patterns and shapes will delight the budding creative in your midst (kid or adult).
“I’ve been pretty busy, but in a good way,” reports Baltimore-based illustrator/designer/MICA instructor Joyce Hesselberth. “I usually have some editorial projects in the works. I just finished a few pieces for “The New York Times” and the “Chronicle Review.” I have design projects too—a campaign for an eco-village and a campaign for an art...
When I was a very young child (circa 1960), one of the first books I was given was a 1930 edition of Watty Piper’s The Little Engine That Could. I’ve loved trains since I was a kid and I’m convinced this little tome was an early contribution to what’s become an obsession. It would...