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Alice Ratterree
Works at Alice Ink
Attended Boston University
Lives in Greenville SC
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©Alice Ratterree - Metropolitan Arts Council Submission - Flat Out Under Pressure 2014 One of my favorite annual events is Metropolitan Arts Council's "Fla
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Recent editorial work for Town Magazine involved an illustrated map of the Swamp Rabbit Trail. The process, while brand new to me, proved to be very reward
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  • Alice Ink
    Owner and Illustrator, 2002 - present
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Greenville SC
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Boston MA - Newport RI - Charlotte NC - Tallahassee FL
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Alice Ink Illustration for Children
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After a professional career as an accomplished coloratura soprano, I became a freelance illustrator working in the children’s book publishing market.
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  • Boston University
    MFA
  • Florida State University
    BA
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Alice Tillotson
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AbeBooks: Weird Book Room
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Welcome to AbeBooks' Weird Book Room - heralded by the New York Times, Canada's Globe and Mail, The Times of London, and The Guardian (UK) a

» SCBWI Carolinas Pen & Palette interview
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Categories. Design (2); Illustration Friday (1); Inspiration (17); Journal (14); News (6); Petite Painting Project (12); Portfolio (4); Proc

» The art of crying tomatoes: Moosejaw madness
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So Moosejaw has asked for 10352 crying tomatoes, if you're up to the illustration challenge. Artists of all kinds link up their best crying

» Illustrating with boundaries
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This past weekend, SCBWI Carolinas celebrated their 20th annual conference in Charlotte, NC. I love returning to the well. Inspiring keynote

Doodle + Final |
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This is just a doodle I created for my old blogger address as a visual to tell people that I am now located here at aliceink.com. It was onl

» Draw (and paint) what you see, not what you know
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This is the view from my kitchen window. I love seeing only the tops of houses. It was my favorite thing about city living too – dwelling a

Petite Painting Project |
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The prevailing lesson I walked away from the conference was this: I must spend less time on more drawings. I have been agonizing over indivi

Interview with Holly Hughes |
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Today I'm featured in an interview with writer/blogger Holly Hughes, whom I met at the SCBWI conference last year. Not only am I thrilled an

» Materials
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Materials, from Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland. “The materials of art, like the thumbnail sketch, seduce us with their potential.

SCBWI magic |
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So this is the SCBWI National conference. Just so you get the picture. I get off the plane, head for the super shuttle and who is sitting ne

Pop-Up |
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First Place Award received in the SCBWI Carolinas Annual Art Contest! The prompt was the first paragraph of Alice's Adventure's in Wonderlan

Conference time! |
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Acres of time yesterday in the air and on the runway (hooray for meeting up serendipitously with Melinda Beavers en route at the airport in

» Patience
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It is really hard to have patience when trying to capture foliage. There so much out there with such variety of distinct personalities that

» Freelancing: What’s in it for me?
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There are plenty of resources out there about how to put a price tag on our work. Some metric is lying around out there that perfectly calcu

» The flower keeper
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Our front yard hosts an enormous, borderline obnoxious, hydrangea bush that sport hearty bulbs every year. In addition, the back yard invite

» P3: Month 1 retrospection
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Accountability drives the commitment to blogging daily practice. With accountability, I'm driven to make sure the Petite Painting Project ke

» Illustrating with love: lessons learned from Mark Doty and the 2012 SC...
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I have a new favorite book: Still Life with Oysters and Lemon by Mark Doty. Saying that this is my favorite book right now does not do justi

Alice Ratterree : Children's Book Illustrator & Portrait Artist
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Children's Book Illustrators · Children's Book Illustrators In Greenville · Children's Book Illustrators In South Carolina · Por

Thinking of Maurice Sendak
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“I have nothing now but praise for my life. I'm not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They