Liz Climo is a character artist for The Simpsons TV series and has worked on The Lebrons and Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. LITTLE WORLD OF LIZ is available in multiple countries and Liz’s next book, RORY THE DINOSAUR, is coming out in 2015 from Little Brown. She lives in Los Angeles and at www.LizClimo.tumblr.com.
A couple of weeks ago, somebody wrote me on Tumblr asking how I come up with my ideas. He said he’s an aspiring artist, and that his biggest problem is finding inspiration. He explained how he spends long nights staring at a blank canvas, and it was turning him off to art. I replied, admitting that I had spent the past hour or so staring at a blank computer screen, completely uninspired, and had