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Mark Mitchell
Works at Mark G. Mitchell Instruction
Attended University of Texas at Austin
Lives in Austin, Texas
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Cindy Wider's online class just starting, "Shading and Form" is fantastic! She trains you to see and render the world in six values, with graphite pencil and masterful impact! Watch her wonderful free workshop at the link below, then consider signing up for her seven week course. Registration cut-off is Monday, so don't delay: 
http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/shading-and-form-workshop/
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Three (free) online workshops this week by Cindy Wider on drawing, composition and shading and form. http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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"A Shoe Well Traveled" pencil drawing by UK-based fine artist Cindy Wider
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Three (free) online workshops this week by Cindy Wider on drawing, composition and shading and form. http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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Three (free) online workshops this week by Cindy Wider on drawing, composition and shading and form. http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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"A Shoe Well Travelled" by UK-based pencil artist Cindy Wider.
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Three (free) online workshops this week by UK-based fine-artist Cindy Wider on drawing, composition and shading and form. http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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"A Shoe Well-Travelled" pencil art by Cindy Wider
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Live (free) online workshop and Q&A tomorrow Wednesday April 16 by UK-based fine artist Cindy Wider on "Shading and Form." Sign up to get the illustrated lesson PDF and video replay access, too! http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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"A Shoe Well-Traveled" Pencil drawing by Cindy Wider
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Three (free) online workshops this week by UK-based fine-artist Cindy Wider on drawing, composition and shading and form. http://illustratechildrensbooks.com/form-and-shade/
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Occupation
Illustrator, Children's book author and illustrator, journalist, freelance writer, teacher of drawing, painting and children's book illustration
Skills
Writing, editing, drawing and painting, speaking, teaching, video, online publishing
Employment
  • Mark G. Mitchell Instruction
    creator of online content, lessons, 2009 - present
Places
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Currently
Austin, Texas
Previously
Syracuse, N.Y, - Sitka, Alaska - St. Louis MO - Sunnyvale, CA - Evansville, Indiana
Contact Information
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Phone
(512) 656-9217, (512) 258-8348
Email
Address
Austin, Texas
Story
Tagline
Make Your Splashes -- Make Your Marks!
Introduction
An author and illustrator, Mark teaches an online course on how to draw and paint for children's books in a changing publishing environment. 


His 2003 book for upper elementary grades, Raising 'La Belle', about the recovery of an early colonial shipwreck won a Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for best nonfiction western juvenile book of the year.

His illustrations have appeared in his own and others' books and the children's history magazines Cobblestone and Appleseeds. 

Bragging rights
Two wonderful stepsons, now grown.
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
    College of Communication
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Male
Birthday
December 31
Relationship
In a relationship
Other names
Mark Gregory Mitchell