Dancing princesses in my dreams…

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in blog, illustration, projects

Hooray! I just finished up my very first picture book. Thanks to the folks at USTYME who had faith in my abilities enough to give me the task of creating their version of THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES. I especially want to thank my AD, Nick, who has mountains of patience and was such a great […]

Blog Hop (Hoppity Hop)

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in blog, illustration, projects, thoughts, writing
Blog Hop (Hoppity Hop)

I was asked to participate in a blog hop, featuring some amazing kidlit authors and SCBWI friends. This post is my contribution to this blogging venture. First and foremost, let me introduce to you, a talented author and SCBWI member, Dionna L. Mann: Dionna is a spinner of children’s yarns, a weaver of nonfiction articles, […]

Creativity does not happen in a vaccuum…

Posted by on Jun 17, 2010 in blog, illustration, projects

This is a reprint, with permission, of my article from the Spring Issue of THE HIGHLIGHTER, SCBWI Mid-Atlantic’s quarterly newsletter. It was written for an audience of children’s book authors and illustrators in the VA/DC area, but you can really apply the concepts here to any creative practice. Who doesn’t need to stimulate their creative […]

Illustration Process (pt 2)

Posted by on Dec 6, 2009 in blog, illustration, projects

As you might remember, I promised you a peek at the final illustration I was working on for the SCBWI. Well, here it is. If it weren’t well past my bedtime, I might be compelled to write some more about it. That will have to wait until later.   Cheers! Tami

illustration friday: pretend

Posted by on Nov 15, 2008 in blog, illustration, photography, projects

the masqueraders from the “Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allen Poe pretending they can escape their demise . This is an older piece but I felt like it fit with the theme. masqueraders Originally uploaded by traylorillo

guess who?

Posted by on Nov 9, 2008 in blog, photography, projects

< p style=”text-align: center”><img class="aligncenter" src="https://www.traylorillo.com/wp-content/uploads/2997110173_dda5aa98ab_m This Site.jpg” alt=”” width=”240″ height=”190″ /> Here’s a jewel from my bitty Moleskine. TT Originally uploaded by traylorillo