Interview With Artist & Illustrator Keturah Ariel!

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Entrepreneur and artist Keturah Ariel chatted with So Booking Cool about her company, the art industry, book publishing–including the upcoming Spring title, I Am Enough (HarperCollins) she illustrated by Empire star Grace Gealey-Byers. Keturah has been drawing and creating artwork for others since she was a child. The Columbus Ohio native worked at an art company before launching her very own, Keturah Ariel Brands.

Her designs range beyond illustrations, such as clothes and mugs. In addition to HarperCollins, Keturah’s clientele includes Essence, Hairfinity, Boys & Girls Club, and Giphy to name a few. And we exclusively learn Penguin Random House will be added to her clientele.

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Check out the interview with Keturah to learn what influences her socially aware artwork, other artists she admires, her advice for entrepreneurs, and more about I Am Enough. Visit the following websites for more information http://www.arielbrands.com/ and http://www.keturahariel.com/

Interview With Lisa DuBois, Illustrator of the New Rugrats Comic Books!

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Rising artist-star Lisa DuBois recently chatted with So Booking Cool about the brand new Rugrats comic book series, published by BOOM! Studios. The Michigan-based illustrator always knew she wanted to be an artist and envisioned creating animations. Check out the full interview with DuBois to learn how she got started, her advice for aspiring comic book artists, the challenges that come with being an illustrator, why maintaining good health is important for all artists, and more!

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The first issue in the series, Rugrats #1 is now available at a comic book store near you. Visit DuBois on her blog http://dublah.tumblr.com/ at  or on Twitter.