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230: The view from your art (w/ Lori Richmond)

230: The view from your art (w/ Lori Richmond)

Lori Richmond is a corporate creative director turned picture book maker.  She is the author-illustrator of Pax and Blue and Bunny’s Staycation, coming in 2018.  She is also the illustrator of A Hop is Up and several other picture books. Lori is also a runner, and she documents her race training by drawing what she sees on her runs, in the same amount of time as each run via the hashtag #ViewFromMyRun. Full shownotes: In this episode, Lori discusses: -How she started with her illustration and picture book making as a hobby and then slowly transitioned into making it her job. -Her advice to not quit your job before you know that you can make money from your “side hustle” and also that you would actually enjoy doing it. -The story of how Pax and Blue came to be. -Being observant of the world around you and maintaining a childlike wonder. -How and why she started running. -How she was struck with the idea for #ViewFromMyRun -The overwhelming posit