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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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Children's Books  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Discussion  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Tips n Tricks  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Discussion  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Q&A: Ask and get help or share tips  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Art Class  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Discussion  - 
 
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) evening, June 24 for a free Children's Book Academy Double Feature Workshop: Illustrator Leda Chung teaching A Photoshop Primer (for illustrators) and Mira Reisberg, Ph. D. (aka  "the picture book whisperer") divulging her tips for Perfect Picture Book Pitches that you can use immediately to improve your proposals to editors and agents. 
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Story
Tagline
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.
Work
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
Places
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Currently
Austin, Texas
Previously
Syracuse, N.Y, - Sitka, Alaska - St. Louis MO - Sunnyvale, CA - Evansville, Indiana
Contact Information
Work
Phone
(512) 656-9217, (512) 258-8348
Email
Address
Austin, Texas