Editorial

Cool To Be Kind

Illustration on teaching compassion to your kids for DallasChild magazine, October 2014.

 Comp Sketch, ©2014 by Julia C Lavigne

Comp Sketch, ©2014 by Julia C Lavigne

 Final, ©2014 by Julia C Lavigne

Final, ©2014 by Julia C Lavigne

Thanks again to AD Lauren Niebes!

A National Parenting Media Association win!

I landed my very first published editorial illustration my senior year in college through a class called "Getting Published".  The publication was baystateparent magazine and the article was about summer camps and bed bugs! This project was an amazing opportunity that I learned so much from; I really needed a legit "real illustration world" experience before leaving school.  

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Earlier this month baystateparent went to the National Parenting Media Association convention.  They also brought along my "bedbugs" illustration with them and submitted it to the "Editorial and Design Competition".  I was thrilled when Paula Ethier, the art director of the piece, emailed me saying we came in second place!
I am so proud that my first published editorial illustration has been so well received.  I'm also proud that first published illustration was with a magazine as wonderful as baystatepatent!

Thanks again and again to Paula! And congrats to the baystateparent team!