amazing teachers... 

 

marla frazee
laurel long
karl gnass
will weston
mark mcdonell
alex topete

 

 

resources... 

 

scbwi - society of children's book writers and illustrators
urban sketchers - worldwide network of plein air artists with many chapters in major cities. los angeles chapter. 
warrior painters - los angeles plein air painters with an annual month-long painting challenge, #pleinairpril
all the wonders - a website celebrating children and the books they read. podcasts, videos, activities, and more
ctrl paint - digital painting tutorial videos
chris oatley's artcast - interviews and art techniques
drawn today - interviews and tips for aspiring illustrators
escape from illustration island - interviews with people from all sides of the creative industry
your dreams, my nighmares - Sam Weber interviews various people in the art industry
paper wings podcast - comic podcast
art for your ear - fine art podcast by the jealous curator
fuse 8 n' kate - betsy bird and sister kate amusingly analyze well known children's books and determine if they are classics...or not.