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The Author and the Illustrator
Angela T. Baron has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Zoology from Texas A & M University and has been teaching children in Sunday school for many years. She has written and illustrated multiple children’s books, including Squirrelly over Nuts and A Tale of Two Squirrels, and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators.
She is also the creator of the I Otter Be® line of illustrations that are available through her website. She lives with her husband and two children in western New York and sees nature as an outlet to teach children about various issues and entertain them at the same time.
Illustrating is time consuming and I am usually sitting at my computer using my drawing tablet. I will sometimes brainstorm with a pad and pencil, but then I will have to scan the work into my computer and still have to fine-tune it. I use Corel Painter X3 for my illustrating since it has a similar feel to working with the real media. It is also much less expensive than Adobe Illustrator. You can view a quick comparison of Corel Painter to Adobe (read more…)
Member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators