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Latest Project…

I had an amazing time creating this piece for the Alice in Wonderland project. It is for a coffee table book that will be printed in Norway. The project is described by the creators as this...   150Alice is a project celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  We have brought… Continue reading Latest Project…

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Clown Cluster Coming Along…

I have been working on this clown cluster for about 3 days and only that long because painting is going slow. Sometimes it does that. I finally got into it by the time I made it over to the purple clown. Each one still has lots of detail work to be done but I wanted… Continue reading Clown Cluster Coming Along…

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Summer Awaits Us!

Hello everyone! No doubt you are excited about the summer season approaching. We are too and are excited to say that The Story Emporium is welcoming 2 more children's illustrators to work in our studio! Now when you visit you can watch 3 children's illustrators working away at their desks. Feel free to stop by… Continue reading Summer Awaits Us!

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Dusty Butterfly and other characters…

I have put another painting on THE STORY EMPORIUM wall, this one is of The Dusty Butterfly who plays quite a large role in "A Trashy Novel" -  my latest book that is in the editing stage... hooray! While writing this novel I thought I would never see the end of it but finally after… Continue reading Dusty Butterfly and other characters…

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RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

First off let me say that RI Monthly Magazine is a wonderful publication with amazing workers. They came to The Story Emporium and spent the entire day taking in the atmosphere and if I'm not mistaken, we had a wonderful time! I am excited to say we will be featured in the March issue in… Continue reading RI Monthly Magazine Visits The Story Emporium

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Thanks to Community We Thrive!

Leslie Bulion joined us today and educated us on so many different types of BUGS! She is an unbelievably talented poet and an all around wonderful person. I interviewed her for our 'AUTHORS CLUBHOUSE' show and will post that in our Author's Clubhouse link on this blog as soon as the edit gets finished. I… Continue reading Thanks to Community We Thrive!

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Our Wednesday Visiting Author is….

Good Morning! I would like to announce that tonight from 4-7 Joan Creamer will be fireside at The Story Emporium signing her MAGIC SEPTER SERIES. A beautifully illustrated series of picture books. Joan is not only the author but the illustrator as well. Come visit us tonight and purchase a present that will surely touch… Continue reading Our Wednesday Visiting Author is….