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Elizabeth Zunon
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Tuesday Tablescape... The Legendary Miss Lena Horne!
Today is the day! My ninth illustrated picture book, The Legendary Miss Lena Horne  is out! Written by the award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford (whose book Freedom in Congo Square , illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, just was just named a Caldeco...

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Grandpa Cacao
More and more, over the past twelve years or so, I've wondered to myself every time I take a bite of a piece of chocolate: "What if the chocolate in this bar came from my own grandfather's cacao plantation?" I first had this thought during my sophomore year...

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Tuesday Tablescape... Words "en Francais"
This week, I finally broke in my newest sketchbook. When I visited France in July, I realized that I had forgotten some French... actually a bunch of French words and expressions. I decided to illustrate them in my sketchbook! So here's a little French less...

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Pineapples are a Global Trend
At the beginning of summer, I thought: "Oh, I should create a pineapple silkscreen and print it on bags, T-shirts, and everything else!" . Since my mind turns to tropical things when the weather gets warm, the pineapple is just this year's iteration of my t...

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Tuesday Tablescape... Cacao Crazy!
I've been on a bit of a summer hiatus from posting- I'm going to blame it on travel and laziness- but there's a new project taking up space in my brain and on my desk this week/month/season: I've gone cacao crazy! Sometimes, my kitchen doubles as a work spa...

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Tuesday Tablescape... Lena and Cacao
Happy Tuesday! For this week's Tuesday Tablescape , I've got Lena Horne and cacao prints on my desk (and on my mind). I'll start with Lena.  Last week, I received the F&G (the Folded and Gathered) printout of my upcoming illustrated book, The Legendary Miss...

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Tuesday Tablescape!
I'm starting a new feature on the blog called Tuesday Tablescape (or, what's on my desk right now), where I'll show what projects I'm currently working on/ what mess of things is currently taking over my desk - or my kitchen table, because that is a common ...

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La Casa Azul
Last July, I participated in my first show in New York City, at La Casa Azul Bookstore ! Located in East Harlem, La Casa Azul is a beautiful bookstore named after the Blue House , Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's home and studio (love her!). The bookstore has m...

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Don't Call Me Grandma
I illustrated two books in 2015 (I think... the schedules are all blurring together in my brain), one of which was Don't Call me Grandma , written by award-winning author  Vaunda Micheaux Nelson  and published by Carolrhoda Books . It is a children's pictur...

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Don't Call Me Grandma
I illustrated two books in 2015 (I think... the schedules are all blurring together in my brain), one of which was Don't Call me Grandma , written by award-winning author  Vaunda Micheaux Nelson  and published by Carolrhoda Books . It is a children's pictur...
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