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Last Monthly Topic: Farewell!

Journal Entry: Thu Mar 13, 2014, 2:30 AM

Hello dear members!

We decided it's time to let go. Let go of this club that has been on "life support" for a very, very long time now and give our full attention to the projects we feel need us more.

It was great being here, seeing your beautiful illustrations and your take on themes.

:heart: Here's a HUGE thank you to those few of you that kept the club going for so long. You kept us going. :hug: :heart:

We shall log in from time to time and submit your deviations so all is not lost yet, but there won't be any new topics from now on.

Last Monthly Topic: Farewell!

Will it be a happy or a sad one? Let us know.

New theme will start from March 13th (your deviation must be submitted on or after March 13th). This must be a brand new and finished children's illustration, NO DOODLE and NO SKETCH accepted!

Since as of April 2013, all previous topics are now open, when you send us your note with the deviation please refer to which theme you are submitting to.

Also, please, mention the club in your deviation description.

For members only.

Do remember that, if you wanted to submit to this topic but couldn't do it, there's still time!
Send us a note with your submission and we'll add it to the gallery.

the team (Nini and Toia)


We love to illustrate!
We're a club for Children's Illustrators, that means people who illustrate for children. Professional Children's Book Illustrators are welcomed as well as students, amateurs and everyone fond of drawing for kids.

If you'd like to know more about our little group you can read our Rules and Guidelines. If you'd like to join us, simply send us a note.

We love to illustrate! Do you?


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yakkingyetis Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
wow why close the group ?? anything i can do to help ? I started drawing for fun and somehow stumbled on this group and 1 year later started working as a children's illustrator .. 
now i have tons of published books all over the world thanks to this group . .i can be an admin if that is needed  .. i 'm not working this year to work on my personal projects .. haven't been active on deviant art though cos of work 
giraluna Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
(I'm going to write in spanish because I'm talking about an event in my country... sorry)

Queridos Ilustradores y amantes de libros infantiles!
(Dato para Buenos Aires)

Quería contarles que hoy fuí a la muestra "Elsa Bornemann ilustrada" que está en la Biblioteca Nacional del Congreso (Adolfo Alsina al 1835) Hay una exposición (pequeña, pero hermosa) de diferentes ilustraciones a partir de Cuentos de nuestra queridísima Elsa Bornemann. Para todos aquellos que hayan disfrutado que sus padres les leyeran una historia cuando niños, hayan leido por su cuenta o ustedes les hayan leido a algun niño, quería recomendarles se dieran una vueltita. La Muestra es de lunes a viernes (creo que de 9 a 20) y ya sólo queda una semana en exposición.
Si quieren volver un ratito a la infancia o inspirarse un poco les recomiendo vayan porque yo me volvi a sentir niña por un ratito.
Un abrazo a todos <3
localitegames Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist

My name is Anna and I'm currently working on an interactive, multi device, digital kids book. The story is an urban take on Stone Soup. It's a new kind of children’s popup book to be experienced across a tablet and a smartphone. Each page of text is accompanied by a dynamic illustration that can be modified by content and gestural use of the smartphone. So for example, it's snowing on the first page of the book and the reader can pour snow from the handheld device onto the tablet below, where 3 raccoons are pictured (along with the story text). I am a designer and programmer and I am seeking an illustrator to work on this project ASAP. I also have a budget. No technical skills needed but the timeline for the project is only 12 weeks.

To inquire about the project, email
Marmotic Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Whatever happened to the team?
Have i missed the topic for January?
nope Mr. Marmotic, we haven't had the chance to update yet....  will do it asap

I'm also glad you'd like to participate again :)

Cmac13 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013   General Artist
:iconcraciun6:  Happy New Year by kmygraphic :iconcraciun6:
awww!  thank you!  :hug:
eydii Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I just send you about my second personal story book :)
Have you received the links?
Livingdrei Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your gallery is so cute <3
Cmac13 Featured By Owner May 2, 2013   General Artist
so an existing deviation cannot be entered into this May 2013 challenge ribbons?
childrensillustrator Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
no, it has to be a new one.
but if you can't finish it on time you can always submit it later on :)
jcroxas Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist

I feel really bad. I just realized that I failed to rewatch this club when I was reorganizing my watch list last January. my apologies :saddummy:

But it's good to be back. I will be back for sure :tighthug::heart:
yakkingyetis Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
wah i wanted to submit this month but my favourite movies are animations lol and already like children illustrations haha
childrensillustrator Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
that's perfectly fine! as long as it is in your own style and not a copy of the original animation there should be no problem :)

give it a go if you want, we have opened up for submissions all previous topics!
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