Tag Archives: mural

Inspiring Minds: Ed Emberley

30 May

EdEmberley

I first heard about Ed Emberley at a Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference.

Ed has been making kids’ books since 1961, when his first book was declared an ALA winner. Since then, he’s illustrated more than 50 (!) children’s books, including Caldecott winners.

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The Making of a Mural

16 Nov
Invisible Creature South Lake Union Mural

“Keys to the City” Mural by Invisible Creature, South Lake Union, Seattle, WA

I found this video about the process of making of a mural absolutely fascinating (see below). I never cease to be amazed at the lengths people will go to for the sake of projecting beauty and creativity from the inside out.

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