May 28, 2021

RIP Eric Carle: Author and Illustrator of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ Dies at 91

You likely know the work of author and illustrator Eric Carle, even if you don’t know his name. He's the person behind The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a 1969 children’s book that has been beloved by generations of parents and children alike. The renowned creative died peacefully on May 23, 2021, surrounded by family members at his summer studio in Northampton, Massachusetts. Carle was 91 years old.

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May 10, 2021

Dreamy Pastel Paintings Capture the Lazy Lives of Leisurely Sunbathing Cats

Cats don't have to do anything special to grab our attention. Their leisurely routines and charming faces are beguiling all on their own, and that's precisely why cats and artists go so well together. Watching a kitty going about its day provides endless inspiration for illustrations. Artist Wayne Tsay captures different lazy cats lounging around the house in dreamy digital paintings. Each picture stars a different feline in a tranquil, homey environment.

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May 1, 2021

Artist Illustrates Her Pregnancy Journey so She Never Forgets Those Moments

Photographs may capture a moment in time, but they don't always reveal the reality of what is going on. That's why LA-based artist Amanda Oleander began painting her real-life experiences in a series of playful and relatable illustrations. From the unexpected pull of pregnancy cravings to the indescribable happiness of holding your loved one in your arms, these tender works of art celebrate the unpredictable reality of love, relationships, and pregnancy.

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April 12, 2021

Impossibly Cute Animal Illustrations Tell Sweet Stories of Creatures Large and Small

Do you still remember your favorite characters from children’s books? California-based illustrator, poet, and mom Sydney Hanson draws charming characters that every kid and adult alike would adore. From insects to mammals, each animal is hand-crafted in the artist’s distinctly soft and fluffy style with huge wide eyes. It’s impossible not to go “aww” when scrolling through her portfolio. Hanson’s endearing illustrations reflect her own early adventures as a child.

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