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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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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Mark Mitchell

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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Mark Mitchell

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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Another look at the poster paint backgrounds of Ghibli Studio anime holds insight for children's book illustrators.
http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.com/poster-paint-to-set-the-scenes/
Art director Kazuo Oga, who relies on poster paint to create the lush backdrops of Studio Ghibli's animated masterpieces says he always learns new lessons.
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Make Your Marks and Splashes!
Introduction
Shown above with his wife, children's book author Julie Lake, 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' tells of the the recovery off the Texas coast of an early colonial shipwreck owned by 17th century explorer Robert Cavelier, de La Salle. It won the Western Writers of America Spur Award for best nonfiction western juvenile book of the year.

His illustrations have appeared in his own and others' books and children's magazines. He teaches classes in children's book illustration at The Contemporary Austin Art School at Laguna Gloria (Austin Museum of Art.) 

Bragging rights
Two wonderful stepsons, now with wonderful children of their own.
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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
    writer of online content and instruction, 2009 - present
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Currently
Austin, Texas
Previously
Syracuse, N.Y, - Sitka, Alaska - St. Louis MO - Sunnyvale, CA - Evansville, Indiana
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(512) 656-9217, (512) 258-8348
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Austin, Texas