Happy holidays from The Broad Strokes!

Last month, Polina proposed a new drawing challenge: create an image for a holiday card using a style different from your own. While most of us missed that last part (oops!), many of us took on the challenge of depicting a seasonal image. Notable among these: Leanne’s image was used in SCBWI’s 2020 Recommended ReadingContinue reading “Happy holidays from The Broad Strokes!”

Why Sensitivity Readers?

The state of diversity in kid lit and the need for sensitivity readers. by Ellie Peterson On Saturday, Dec 14th, Broad Stroke Ellie Peterson will be moderating a panel of sensitivity readers for Western Washington SCBWI’s December monthly meeting. Recently, she wrote an article for Pen & Story discussing the state of diversity in kidContinue reading “Why Sensitivity Readers?”

Welcome to our page!

Welcome to The Broad Strokes’ new website. Over the last couple years, the eight of us have shared so much useful information with each other: our experiences using different media, great classes we’ve taken, our favorite new picture books, and countless resources for illustrators. Now, we’re going to share them with you through our blog!Continue reading “Welcome to our page!”