At some point that didn't make it into the video, we talked about how the lack of editing and art directing on many apps was very detrimental to the credibility of the field as a whole. We also talked about a ton of other interesting things including the affects on young children's brainwaves as a result of watching screens and too much interactivity. Roxie provides a lot of helpful information for illustrators about creating art for apps. At the end of the video, she says something to the effect of "feel free to contact me" but I have a feeling this was just for the students. I also forgot to include the name of the studio that she's in partnership with creating apps. http://www.ocgstudios.com So here's the video, imperfections and all. I hope you enjoy it. Roxie is awesome.
And here's a link to some fabulous details of her Maze app creation cgstudios.com/roxies-a-maze-ing-vacation-adventure/portfolio-1/
We are so excited to be mixing things up at the Children's Book Academy. Mondays with Mandy or Mira is now the Blogfish!!
Here's our lineup:
1st Mondays will feature award-winning former agent and former kidlit professor Mira Reisberg PhD who is also the Director of the Children's Book Academy.
2nd Mondays will feature reading specialist and MFA in creative writing graduate Mandy Yates has been published multiple times in Highlights Magazine.
3rd Mondays will feature Bryan Patrick Avery, published writer, man of mystery, and professional magician among other things.
4th Mondays will feature the great Christine Taylor-Butler who has published over 70 award-winning fiction and non-fiction and nonfiction books including the acclaimed new middle grade series - The Lost Tribes.
And 5th Mondays will feature will feature the fabulous Carl Angel, award-winning multi-published Illustrator and graphic designer.
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