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  • 00:32

    Illustrator of Horror _ Stephen Cooney

    in Art

    Stephen Cooney Illustrator of mainly Horror novels joins Mary E., to catch up on his world of illustration and to find out what new ventures have come his way since the last time he visited the Diner! Stephen hails from Taunten, Somerset, UK. Cooney is known for his illustrations specializing in horror, Sci-Fi and murder/ mysteries. His style is reminscinet of Iron Maiden album convers. His life and passion are centered around two things; his family and his art. He loves creating and designing new projects for author's who want to transfer an understanding of the their work to potential readers. He is a lover of horror, zombie, and grizzly stories. While he stays in within the lines, his mind is telling stories outside the lines.  

  • 00:40

    WOI: Author & Illustrator Christa Pierce Visits the Stories for Children Show

    in Books

    Welcome to BTR's featured World of Ink Network. On today's Stories for Children show, listeners will get to meet Christa Pierce, a 24-year-old author and illustrator making her literary debut with Did You Know That I Love You?, published by HarperCollins, which Publisher’s Weekly calls a “sweetly assuring ode to unconditional love” and Brooke Shields raves, “I can't wait to read this to my girls. It so sweetly exemplifies the countless ways in which love is given.”


    The show will air live on Monday March 23rd at 4pm Eastern - 3pm Central - 2pm Moutain - 1pm Pacific


    Did You Know That I Love You? was originally written as a letter to her mother during a difficult time in their relationship, offers a heartfelt story about the importance of expressing your feelings to those you love.


    The World of Ink Network is more than just a blog talk radio show network, it also offers writing and marketing help. You can learn more about WOI at http://worldofinknetwork.com


    About the Host: Virginia S Grenier is a creative writing instructor for Dixie State University's CommunityEd program, a freelance content editor, director of the St. George Book Festival; along with being a Mom's Chocie and Award-winning author.


    We invite you to listen in live and join us in the chatroom during the show.

  • 00:23

    Meet Bob Staake, illustrator, designer, creator and idea guy

    in Podcasting

    [PROGRAM NOTE: We were just informed that Mr. Staake can't make program today!]


    On the Thursday July 24th 2014 broadcast at 4PM Pacific/7PM Eastern our special guest is illustrator, designer, creator and idea guy Bob Staake.


    More about Bob:


    'In a recent online interview, Drawn.ca suggested that "to say Bob Staake is just an illustrator is like saying 'The Beatles' were just a bunch of musicians; the title doesn't do the artist justice" and Publisher's Weekly commented that "Bob Staake's modern, crisp illustrations ... practically jump off the page."


    'One of the nation's most successful illustrators, his clients have included The New Yorker, TIME, McDonald's, Vanity Fair, Amtrak, Young & Rubicam, American Express, Sony, United Airlines, Nickelodeon, Sports Illustrated For Kids, Ralston Purina, Hallmark Cards, Kenner Toys, US News and World Report, Fortune, The Washington Post, AT&T, Sega, TWA, Dr.Pepper, The Chicago Tribune, Good Humor, Warner Books, Kellogg's, Cartoon Network, Turner Broadcasting, The Wall Street Journal, AOL/Time Warner, Forbes, Simon and Schuster, The Ren and Stimpy Show, MAD, USA Today, Children's Television Workshop, Blockbuster Video, The Walt Disney Company, Anheuser-Busch, Doubleday, Klutz Press, Hershey's, Target Stores, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Fleishman-Hillard, DMBB, and countless others.


    Join us for a fun and informative chat!


     

  • 00:43

    Children's Illustrator Teaches Children the Fundamentals of Drawing

    in Lifestyle

    A NAPPA, Parents’ Choice and Creative Child Magazine award winner, Drawing with Mark is hosted by Mark Marderosian, a respected professional cartoonist and former Disney illustrator with over 25 years of experience Drawing with Mark teaches children of all ages the fundamentals of drawing.  


    The series discusses shapes, parallel lines, shading, dimension, stick figures and action lines so a budding artist can feel comfortable moving forward and expanding his/her creativity. Each DVD consists of two 30-minute episodes that combine a field trip to a cool destination with two drawing lessons relating to the field trip, colorful animation, fun facts, trivia, and suggested reading books. The Drawing with Mark series is targeted to children ages 5 to 9 years old. 


    Join us on The Shift this week as we talk illustrating and making art fun for everyone with Mark Marderosian. Check out a quick video on drawing Saturn here.


     

  • 00:31

    A Moment with Award Winning Writer & Illustrator Ann Grifalconi

    in Entertainment

    Winner of both Jane Addams Awards & the Caldecott Honor Award, Author-Illustrator Ann Grifalconi has illustrated over 75 books for other authors and has also illustrated a dozen or more picture books of her own. She works in many media for publication and has exhibited her drawing, prints and paintings regularly in galleries and traveling shows. After working for a few years in advertising and display, Ms. Grifalconi taught art and design in the NY Public High Schools for several years.  She would leave to produce films and write & illustrate books--all of which meant much research & travel (Africa, The Americas, Pacific), Over the years she has collected thousands of photographs of her extensive trips around the world.


    Awards



    Jane Addams Awards for “Patrol & Village That Vanished”
    Caldecott Honor Award, for "Village of Round and Square Houses"
    Corretta King Award, for "Everett Anderson’s Goodbye,” by Lucille Clifton
    New York Times Best Illustrated Books, "The Jazz Man", by Mary H. Weik
    American Library Association for "The Jazz Man” & "Village of Round & Square Houses"


    In the 1960s and 70s Ms. Grifalconi was very involved in the womens rights in New York City.  She illustrated works of art which continue to be recognized and identified with the woman's movements.  In addition she was a founding member of the Feminist Credit Union in NYC.


    For more about Ms. Grifalconi visit www.AnnGrifalconi.com. 


     

  • 01:30

    Heroes of Katrina: Ten Years After- Caroline Travis, Illustrator

    in Books

    Please join us as our very talented, interesting, amazing and inspirational guest, Caroline Degler Travis, shares her Hurricane Katrina story and where she is ten years after. Caroline will tell the story from the perspective of a Baton Rouge vicinity resident....a first in the history of our radio blog show.


    Caroline was born in 1953 to Ruth and Rolland Degler in Oregon City, Oregon. She moved to Louisiana at 5 yrs of age, married right after high school and had three children within six yrs of marriage. Caroline married Jerry Travis with whom she has one child.


    Caroline, a former nurse, and current artist and painter, provided the illustrations for the children's book, "French Quarter Tori and the Red Owl" (by Cary and Gretchen Black).  A book about the value and specialness of friendship through hard times and great moral and geographic lesson for children of all ages.


    Caroline says, "I feel I have accomplished my dreams but there is still more in store for me. I have become an artist after my retirement although I knew throughout my life this talent was always there. I just never put it into action. I have recently bought a pottery wheel. This will be my next accomplishment. I will make pottery!! I am trying to pass some of my talents down to my grandchildren. My oldest grandson loves art also. I love spending time with my grandkids.


    Please join us for an inspirational discussion with Caroline


     

  • 00:09

    Children Author and Illustrator, Elisa Kleven, Gets Cozy

    in Moms and Family

    Elisa Kleven, author and illustrator produced over thirty picture books.  She shares her inspiring stories and experiences by visiting schools, libraries and bookstores.


    Her books have received awards and honors from the American Library Association, The New York Times, The Junior Library Guild, School Library Journal, The American Booksellers Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Her pictures from Abuela are part of "Storyland," a traveling, interactive exhibit of seven classic children's books featured at Children's Museums nationwide and her story, The Paper Princess, has been adapted for two theater productions, one at the world's largest arts festival in Edinburgh, Scotland and the other in Northern California. 


    Join Elisa Kleven and me on Tuesday, December 17, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a conversation about her latest American Booksellers’ Association Best Book for Children titled, Cozy Light, Cozy Night. 

  • 00:52

    Illustrator Mark Wayne Adams joins Behind the Scenes on Behind the Words

    in Books

    Week three of Behind the Scenes on Behind the Words brings you an exciting and talented illustrator of children’s books. Join us for this exciting conversation on Saturday, January 18th at 2:00 EST.


    Born in Dawson Springs, Kentucky, Mark Wayne Adams graduated college with a BFA in Drawing from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. He then moved to Central Florida, and has called Florida home for over twenty years. His work experience includes Walt Disney World Company, SeaWorld Orlando, Art Director for GSI Architectural Sign Company, and store manager for Sprint Print, Inc. Mark is now CEO of Mark Wayne Adams, Inc. and serves as President Elect for the Florida Authors and Publishers Association. 


    Mark has illustrated over thirty children's books in six years winning numerous children's book awards. An unexpected reward in his publishing journey has been public speaking. Whether at professional organizations or elementary schools, Mark offers valuable insight, inspiring presentations, and a voice that reaches audiences across the United States.


    Mark Wayne Adams can be reached at www.markwayneadams.com or via email at mwa_Inc@icloud.com. Follow him on Twitter: @markwayneadams 


    For more information on the network, please visit www.authorsontheair.com


    This is a copyrighted broadcast of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, LLC owned and produced by Pam Stack.

  • 01:00

    Phoenix Rising And Ms.P Chat With Antares Nikki Davinci

    in Art


    Antares Nikki Davinci is the collective summation of New Orleans blood being bred in New York.   Author, poet and illustrator, her writing will spell you in a way that you begin to volunteer for and yet promises to keep you up all night. Like her raw breathing poetry it never sleeps.  A discreet and almost painfully tight weaver of metaphor she writes loopholes within the imagination that make it seize and rebuild again and again.  Her upcoming collection The Gloaming is her second book  and joint collection with Essence Renata of science fiction, erotica and poetry following her debut The Nikki DaVinci Code. She brings forth the same rawness to this sophomore effort that leaves mouths agape and spirits full and satisfied.   

  • 03:01

    The Wacky World of Sal Lizard

    in Entertainment

    It's "Wacky Wednesday" and I invite you to join me tonight (April 29th, at 8:00 PM Eastern).  My guest will be Dave Moon, author of "Zomosapiens", "Scales of Justice", and "The Wife's Wicked Weekend".  Dave is also an actor and currently working on a project that will be submitted to the LA Film Prize.


    But first, we will be joined by Oddmall Promoter, Andy Hopp. He is not only a Promoter, but an Author, Illustrator, and Game Designer.   With these guys, it should be a fun show!!

    Call in and be a part of our show! If you've listened to my show before, you know that nothing is off-topic and that it's uncensored -- ANYTHING is allowed and usually happens! The call-in number is (646) 668-8612.

    Note: The Wacky World of Sal Lizard is a weekly unscripted, unrehearsed, and uncensored entertainment show presented through the BlogTalkRadio network. Due to language used and content of an adult nature,it is not generally appropriate for all audiences. Callers are recorded and the recordings are available in the show archives. Callers may receive cash and merchandise prizes for their participation in the show or its contests.


    Be sure to check out the show's companion page at http://thewackyworld.com/

    In the meantime, "Stay Wacky, my friends!"

  • 00:26

    Shane W. Evans & Taye Diggs Collaborate on Children's Book

    in Moms and Family

    Shane Evans and Taye Diggs are longtime friends who first started talking about Chocolate Me! while they were in college.


    It's so hard to imagine that there was a time when Taye Diggs was teased and bullied for his appearance, but as you turn the pages of his children's book Chocolate Me! you will soon discover a world that is all too familiar to most of us.


    Indeed this is a children's book that is near and dear to my heart for many reasons.Chocolate Me! Is full of delicious life lessons for all of us, young and old! For everyone who has ever felt different, who has wished to be someone else, Chocolate Me! is a celebration of how sweet and lovely and delicious you are!


    Join me as I speak with Shane about his collaboration with Taye on Chocolate Me! and so much more!


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    Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC)


    PreK for PA


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