Sophie Blackall





Sophie Blackall


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Sydney, Australia
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Sophie Blackall grew up in Australia where she learned to draw on the beach with sticks, which has not altogether helped her sense of perspective. She completed a Bachelor of Design in Sydney, which furnished her with useful Letraset, bromide and enlarger machine skills. The following few years were spent painting robotic characters for theme parks, providing the hands for a DIY television show, and writing a household hints column.

In 2000, Blackall was inveigled by New York. She convinced her husband, and two small children (who couldn't talk and had no say in the matter), to pack suitcases and sense of adventure and join the diaspora. After two months of pounding the streets, portfolio in hand, and despite the tireless efforts of her age
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Thank you to everyone who bid on the auction, donated to the campaign, shared and posted and entered this competition!Your contributions raised $3982 which, thanks to the generosity of The Curious Reader, will stretch to send 230 picture books to 23 schools! Which schools you ask??The studio sorting hat was put to good use again (thank you Brian Floca and Sergio Ruzzier!) and these are the winn... Read more of this blog post »
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Missed Connections: Love, L...

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The Baby Tree

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Are You Awake?

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Knock, Knock

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Ivy and Bean Paper Dolls

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Hello Lighthouse

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20 Party Tricks: to Amuse a...

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Pictura 13: Street Parade

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“I have a confession to make. I don’t really want to know. I like a happy ending as well as the next person, but I love the mystery and the uncertainty and the electric current of possibility. There’s a reason the best love stories end at the first kiss. Jane Austen had this down; it’s all about the chase. We’re not really interested in Elizabeth and Darcy after the wedding bells fade, or in Cinderella and her prince after the slipper is returned.”
Sophie Blackall, Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found

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