Tag: mindy dwyer

Your Work Outside of Work

At my day job I was interviewed about what my work outside of work is all about. Read the interview, Spotlight on… MINDY here… Mindy Dwyer, Marketing & Graphics Assistant at The Food Co-op is multi-talented, with a Food Co-op career that spans 11 years – she started in 2009 as a Graphics Assistant, left […]

How the Raven Got His Crooked Nose

“…the book’s creators have accomplished no easy task – a modern retelling of a traditional Dena’ina Athabascan tale that honors the story and makes it accessible to children both within and outside of the culture it comes from. How Raven Got His Crooked Nose is a teaching tale, as well as a story-within-a-story. Scenes with […]

Out of Print Books Become Apps

Winter Is written by Ann Dixon illustrated by Mindy Dwyer “The crisp, white landscapes (Winter Is) are complemented by purple and blue backgrounds, and Dwyer’s watercolor technique gives the impression of swirling snowflakes. A poetic choice for seasonal story time.” -School Library Journal This book is out of print and available as an app for […]

Color: Thumbnail Sketch Comes to Life

Watch the progression from thumbnail to finished art of the newly released book written by Monica Devine, KAYAK GIRL. My original thumbnail sketch shows a double spread. Thumbnail sketch literally means it is the size of your thumb, and very rough. I imagined the text would be on the page with the image, on the wall […]