Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Video: Juana Medina

The Politics and Prose Bookstore has a video of my friend and illustrator and writer Juana Medina. She talks about her process, and her upcoming autobiographical book. She's one of my favorite people in the industry, and this was my first chance to see her in her own studio, talking about what she does.

You might know her from her tweets and Facebook postings, where she puts a natural object on her drawing paper and then makes an amazing image with ink around it. Like this:

Here's the short interview with Juana Medina as posted by the Politics and Prose people:

She did the illustrations for SMICK, a new picture book from Penguin by Doreen Cronin:

Go buy a copy. I did!

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