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Erin Makai

Illustrator, Author, and Artist

Blog Highlights

A few thoughts and projects I've been working on recently...

  • May 7, 2020

Trying Out Color Pencils

EVen though I'll always love watercolor best, I'm using colored pencils more because they're great for quick sketches and easy to set down and come back to. Lately I've been testing out ways to add interest...

  • July 12, 2020

Bus Stop

When I lived in Sydney, I'd watch people on public transport who would be on their phones from the moment they got in the queue until the moment they got off of the bus/train/ferry. Can you imagine what they might have missed?

  • June 4, 2020

Read a Book

My kids LOVE books. We started reading together as soon as they could sit upright. They go through stages- board books, picture books, easy-to-reads, chapter books. Watching a preschooler insist on hauling a 1,500 page dictionary from the library makes me happy...