The Long-Term Positivity of Multicultural Children’s Books

It is common knowledge that there is current rise of multi-cultural main characters in children’s literature. And for good reason, because every child deserves to be represented in the pages they read. Please be aware that children’s literature…

Latino Representation in Literature

Hola! I am currently working on an article describing the need for more Latino representation in literature. Very excited about it and for all to read! In the meantime, I am posting the featuring image I made for it. Peep: the text is the very beginning of my article. –Yvonne

Book Jacket Sample for Social Psychology

    Hi guys! I have brainstormed and created these book jackets for Social Psychology. As you may know, I majored in Media Studies and Psychology. I created this book jacket with warm and inviting colors, and added images that represent diversity and different social gatherings. The major difference between them is the back cover;Continue reading “Book Jacket Sample for Social Psychology”

Robin by Yvonne Tapia

“Robin” is a children’s book that I wrote and illustrated as a project for my Children’s Literature course at Hunter College during the Fall 2013 Semester. The main theme of this book is growing as an individual, by overcoming obstacles that come your way. In terms of self-critique, I would probably change father bird livingContinue reading “Robin by Yvonne Tapia”

We Are Each A Book of a Kind With Our Own Story

  This is a book cover I made for a book about myself. The red color of the cover reflects strength and determination. Important: The reason I chose a semi-light red color was because there is also a calm aspect of things. while the orange/yellow of the illustrated book represents my enthusiasm, creativity, and encouragement.Continue reading “We Are Each A Book of a Kind With Our Own Story”

Page Designs

All of my paper designs are inspired by the same color palette; light yet strong colors. If I were to have them published, I would use them for journals, diaries, even notebooks. I’d dare say it is time for new page designs, other than the usual black and white pattern one is used to seeingContinue reading “Page Designs”