Where do you find inspiration?
Illoguild question #15
Ever experienced moments when inspiration strikes effortlessly, while other times it feels like trying to catch a shooting star?
We totally get it!
That's why we've gathered some incredible insights from the talented members of IlloGuild who spill the tea on their secret sauce for finding inspiration and staying fired up about making art every single day.
We are thrilled to congratulate Adam Ming for his book ‘Down the Hole’ which was picked as ‘A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection’
Down the Hole is illustrated by Adam Ming and written by Scott Slater. On Sale October 31, but you can find out more about this incredible book here.
And lastly, we are excited to showcase the talented illustrator Damjana Loddelina in our spotlight section.
The illoguild shares their inspiration sources:
Jen finds inspiration everywhere! She shares helpful tips so that you can too.
Carla spills the tea on her top 10 inspiration sources.
Katie shares 4 of her inspiration tips for being creative.
Damjana explores where she gets her inspiration and how she organises i for future access.
Adam shares how to incorporate making art into your life everyday.
Brenda talks about bottling your inspiration for later.
Tammy finds inspiration from getting her illustrations reviewed.
Each month we answer a question relating to illustration. We would love you to be part of the discussion and join our community.
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Congratulations Katie Stack for her latest book release ‘A Match Made in Heaven’. It’s wonderful to celebrate it being out in the world.
Illoguild Illustrator Spotlight
Damjana Loddelina is a Slovene children’s book author/illustrator, living in Franche-Comté, France with her husband and two teenagers. She brings her background in fashion and textile design into each of her illustrations, her artistic style is full of rich textures, tender details and distinctive colour palette.
Damjana is represented by Lane Clarke of Arthouse Literary Agency and is currently writing her second author/illustrator picture book, heavily inspired by the shenanigans of her dog, Lisa.
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