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Mercedes Ortiz
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Writer/illustrator, chocoholic.
Writer/illustrator, chocoholic.

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Day 271: Drawing Llama Llama with Anna Dewdney
Anna's bio, in her own words: I live in a big old house in Vermont with three scruffy dogs, and I spend a lot of time on the road, mostly visiting my two daughters, as well as schools and libraries.  I talk at conferences, and I go visit my publisher in New...

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Day 270: Drawing Bernice with Hannah E. Harrison
Hannah Harrison was born as Hannah Smith in 1978 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Shortly thereafter, she discovered her love of crayons. As an only child, they provided countless hours of entertainment and imagination. She also discovered that her pets, much to ...

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Day 269: Drawing PiBoIdMo's Logo with Tara Lazar and Troy Cummings
Street magic performer. Hog-calling champion. Award-winning ice sculptor. These are all things Tara Lazar has never been. Instead, she writes quirky, humorous picture books featuring magical places that everyone will want to visit. Her picture books availab...

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Day 268: Drawing a Skeleton with Steve Metzger and Aaron Zenz
Steve Metzger's bio, in his own words: I grew up in Queens, New York. It was a quieter time…when kids could enjoy hours of unsupervised outdoor play with their friends. I was fortunate to have supportive parents and a wonderful younger sister, Lois (now a w...

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Day 267: Drawing Boo-La-La Witch Spa with Samantha Bergar and Isabel Roxas
Samantha Berger writes and writes and writes (she even wrote this).  She has written picture books like CRANKENSTEIN! illustrated by Dan Santat (Little, Brown, 2013), A CRANKENSTEIN VALENTINE (Little, Brown December, 2014), WITCH SPA illustrated by Isabel...

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Day 266: Drawing a Hamster Princess with Ursula Vernon
Ursula Vernon is the author and illustrator of "Nurk," "Digger," and a number of other projects. The daughter of an artist, she spent her youth attempting to rebel and become a scientist, but eventually succumbed to the siren song of paint (although not bef...

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Day 265: Drawing Eugene with Laura Ellen Anderson
Check Laura Ellen Anderson 's  How to draw… an evil penguin ! Laura's  bio, in her own words: Hello there fine human beings of the universe. It is a pleasure to meet you. I'm Laura, but most people call me Lil. Some even call me Frank. Or Lilfrank. The choi...

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Day 264: Drawing an Evil Penguin with Laura Ellen Anderson
Check Laura Ellen Anderson 's How to draw… an evil penguin ! Laura's bio, in her own words: Hello there fine human beings of the universe. It is a pleasure to meet you. I'm Laura, but most people call me Lil. Some even call me Frank. Or Lilfrank. The choice...

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Day 263: Drawing a Straight Line with David Mackintosh
Check David Mackintosh's How to draw… a straight line ! I design books and other objects, but mostly I enjoy making things and getting them printed. I have worked widely in book publishing as designer and art director, working with authors, illustrators and...

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Day 260: Drawing Caterina with Erin Eitter Kono
Erin is an award winning picture book author and illustrator. She grew up in the midwest and studied Art History at the University of Iowa and the University of Hull in England.  She studied Graphic Design and Writing through UCLA Extension in Westwood, CA....
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