Going West Animation

The New Zealand Book Council‘s stop-frame animation of elements from Going West
by Maurice Gee sends shivers down my spine. It was made by the hugely talented designers, Martin and Line Andersen, who are based in London. To see more of […]

By |January 22nd, 2010|Books and Publishing, Inspirations|Comments Off on Going West Animation

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Congratulations to author-illustrator Grace Lin!

It gives me such great pleasure to congratulate Grace on her illustrated novel Where the Mountain Meets the Moon being chosen today as a Newbery Honor Book. I have a lot of admiration for Grace’s achievement – the Newbery […]

By |January 19th, 2010|Books and Publishing, Inspirations|Comments Off on Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

One Dream at a Time

Happy New Year!

I love an Enigma. Someone in my studio building hung these posters around the corridors and in the kitchen some time ago. I still don’t know who made them or who posted them, but every time I catch sight of one I stop to think about what it means. Another one was […]

By |January 15th, 2010|Inspirations|Comments Off on One Dream at a Time