Hi I’m Adam Ming,

Startup co-founder turned picture book illustrator.

📚 11 book deals in 2 years with top publishers. Here you will find strategies and steps to help you: Make art daily, Break your creative goals down into little steps, and Keep Going without burning out.

I am writing to help you

  • Make Art Daily

  • Break your creative goals into easy steps

  • Keep going without burning out


What you Get!

There are 3 Main sections to the newsletter.

  1. Sketchbook Projects

  2. Illustrator Dispatch

  3. Sketchbook Club | Community Digest

Sketchbook Projects

Sketchbook Projects are free and contain prompts for each day of the week. This newsletter goes out once a week and people of all levels join in. Make it a daily habit or pick the projects that resonate with you!

Illustrator Dispatch

The illustrator dispatch is a monthly newsletter where I share specific knowledge on from being a picture-book illustrator starting out in my forties.

Everything from finding style and social media to what to put in a portfolio and dealing with rejection. I reflect on my mistakes and wins and share the lessons and perspectives.

Open Sketchbook (New)

A monthly look at how I’m filling my sketchbook, what I’m learning and how that’s impacting my life and work.


Illustration Portfolio

4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations
4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations4 book covers illustrated by Adam Ming, and character illustrations
Recently Published and Portfolio Selection

My Clients include Bloomsbury, Harper Collins, Wern & Rook, Anderson Press, Simon & Shuster, Quatro, Walker Books, and Hardie Grant. To learn more about my work and hire me to illustrate your project, visit my illustration portfolio.

Illustration Portfolio


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Make Art Daily, Break Down your Creative Goals into Easy Steps and Keep Going without Burning Out. Hi, I'm Adam Ming, startup co-founder turned picture book illustrator.📚 11 book deals in 2 years with top publishers.

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✏️Startup cofounder turned picture book illustrator. I share pragmatic ways to build a joyful creative practice. 📚11 book illustration deals in 2 years.