Art and Illustrator Resources

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Here is the collection of art and illustrator resource links. Click here to return to the children's writing resource section.

Association of Illustrators (AOI)
The AOI is a non-profit making trade association dedicated to its members' professional interests and the promotion of illustration.

Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP)
This canadian organization provides news, resources, and support for Canadian children's authors and illustrators. is a specialist site for publishers, offering a showcase of talent, interviews, biographies, newsletters, forums and book reviews.
Drawn! site is a multi-author blog devoted to illustration, art, cartooning and drawing. Its purpose is to inspire creativity by sharing links and resources.

Illustrator Gallery at SCBWI
An online gallery featuring work by children's book illustrators from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Open Directory: Illustrators
A directory of over six hundred illustrators.

Picture Book
Picture Book is an online resource for children's illustrators with features, artist portfolios and a collection of artist resources.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
An organization dedicated to serving the people who write, illustrate, or share a vital interest in children's literature. Website contains articles, links to member sites and information on awards and events.

The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature (NCCIL)
The NCCIL provides recognition of the artistic achievements of illustrators and gallery exhibitions of their works.

Wikipedia: Children's Illustrators
Wikipedia has profiles of over 40 children's illustrators on its section about illustrators of children's books.

Yahoo Groups: childrens-writers
A Yahoo group for the discussion of writing (and illustrating) for children in all media, including such topics as creativity, work styles and techniques, marketing and promotion, dealing with rejection, etc. Over 1,600 members. is a resource about writing and illustrating children's picture books provided by a group of authors and illustrators. The site offers articles, tutorials, discussion and web links.