Marcia Strykowski

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American Painters of the 1970s

If you’ve read Amy’s Choice, then you’ve met Finn. He is a lighthouse keeper and talented painter. In 1973, he lives on a small island across from Amy’s home in Port Wells. Finn paints beautiful coastal scenery using oils and canvas. Obviously, the above painting is not from the 70s, but at least it’s a gorgeous …

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Cootie Catchers

First I’d like to share a new interview that ran the other day. Dani Duck: Artist Obscure asks some fun questions in her interviews with “some of the best children’s authors and illustrators of our time.” Interview with Marcia. Second, let’s make cootie catchers! In Amy’s Choice, Amy learns how to make these origami-style fortune tellers from …

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