When it comes to securing ones patch on the World Wide Web it’s important to own your domain. For this reason alone CIARA WINKELMANN ILLUSTRATIONS has dropped an ‘r’ and added the ‘doggies’ to give her pretty patterned pooches their very own space.
What does an illustrator do when asked to produce their Biog?
I think he might sing opera or something of that kind. A clever pet like my fish is really hard to find.
I have something to tell you,
It’s the most amazing thing.
I have a pet goldfish,
And really he can sing!
I have decided to stop trying to find my ‘voice’ and just draw. For me, some images are more about the concept than the visual.
The great Oliver Jeffers said “It all starts with the pencil and imagination.”
Shortly after I became a new member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) I met the wonderful Colleen Cailin Jones, Ireland’s Regional Advisor. She has encouraged me to get involved and discover a network that supports and encourages anyone with an active interest in children’s literature from picture books to young adult novels.
‘ME’, ‘Flowery ME’, ‘St. Patrick’s Day ME’ and new ‘Easter ME’, where do I go from here! When I drew my ‘ME’ for my facebook profile little did I know I was creating a character in her own right. There is something special when one of my creations takes on a life of her own!
Rosie and I met the most handsome Retriever-Doodle called Dudley on our walk this morning. He inspired me to make my own Ciara-Doodle!