Lynette Oxley

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I enjoy writing for children and am learning illustration including surface pattern design.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Adding watercolour to my texture library


1. Hooker's Green and Epsom Salts.

Primary red + water using eyedropper.

Cobalt blue + wrap (darker areas) 
+ tissues (lighter areas).

Primary red + table salt.

Primary red, cobalt blue + borax sprinkles.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Buzz Words: Subbie and His Mate


Buzz Words: Subbie and His Mate: Subbie and His Mate by Corinne Fenton, illustrated by Mark Wilson (Ford Street Publishing) PB RRP $16.95 ISBN: 9781925804980 Reviewed by ...

Monday, June 6, 2022

Review of Inside Story

Inside Story is full of tips about writing, illustrating and publishing children’s books with no shortage of contributors. The publishing section is the largest with job descriptions, the publishing process, pitching, and more. Well done, United Publishers of Armidale!

Monday, May 23, 2022

Buzz Words: Inside Story: The Wonderful World of Writing, Illu...

Buzz Words: Inside Story: The Wonderful World of Writing, Illu...: Inside Story: The Wonderful World of Writing, Illustrating and Publishing Children’s Books  compiled by Sophie Masson, Kathy Creamer, Beatti... 

I won a copy of this book at the online book launch recently.

Sunday, February 20, 2022

The Way of The Weedy Seadragon by Anne Morgan and illustrated by Lois Bury.

This is a richly illustrated picture book about seadragons. It is a 2022 CBCA Notable for the Eve Pownall Award for non-fiction and shortlisted for SCBWI Australia/New Zealand's Crystal Kite Award.