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Happy Birthday Graeme Base! April 6th

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If you haven't seen Graeme Base's amazing picture books, you are in for a treat!  Rich colors, fantastical creatures, amazing journeys and mysteries to solve---all part of the adventure in store for you!  Here's a little info about Graeme from his official website:

What were you like at school?

Smaller.  But I was always drawing and playing music at every opportunity.  That hasn’t changed.

What advice would you give a student entering into the field of Iluustration?

The Four Ps…

PASSION: you have to love what you do.

PERSPIRATION: you must be prepared to work hard to turn your ideas into reality.

PERSISTENCE: never give up—you will strike disappointments—keep going regardless.

PROVENANCE:  sometimes you just need to be in the right place at the right time---be aware of these times and capitalize on them—luck is part of the equation!

for more info about Graeme, visit his website:


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