TAG’S Virtual Holiday Market


TITLE: Bahay Kubo Picture Book SIZE: W8.5" x H11" DESCRIPTION: Softcover book featuring the song “Bahay Kubo.” Illustrations on every page, lyrics in Tagalog and English, and sheet music for the famous song, as well as a cultural inspiration spread on the back. PRICE: $25

Princess Bizares

Princess is a Filipino American children’s book illustrator and background painter for animation based in L.A. County. Much of her artwork is deeply influenced by Filipino culture, her family, and nature. Her studio credits include Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Bento Box, Warner Bros., and Titmouse. She is currently represented by Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency.

Website: www.ambitiousfish.com
Etsy: Ambitious Fish
Email: pmbizares@gmail.com

TITLE: Animated Filmmakers FORMATS: Available from Amazon as an eBook ($9.99), paperback ($19.99), and hardback ($30.99).

Michael Cawood

Michael Cawood is a British American animated filmmaker with a history of working in animation, film, games, and TV spanning three decades as a writer, artist, animator, generalist, supervisor, director, and producer.

Cawood’s new book, Animated Filmmakers, dives into the stories behind his many award-winning indie short animated films, all made with passion … but with virtually zero budget. It then guides the reader through the lessons he’s learned that will save filmmakers time, money, and stress. Readers will learn advanced tricks behind winning festival awards, crowd funding, recruiting talent, and virtual studio production while avoiding scams and time wasters. The book also features key team members and how their time working on Cawood’s films boosted their careers.

Learn more about Animated Filmmakers with links to purchase here.

PRODUCT: Festive holiday face mask inspired by Gremlins PRICE: $12

Miranda Dressler

Miranda Dressler is an illustrator in Los Angeles originally from Philly. She’s worked on that show you love at Disney TV, Cartoon Network, and Bento Box, and is currently art directing on the new Dan Harmon show for Fox. She loves creating fun accessories inspired by all her favorite nerdy things: horror and sci-fi movies, cute animals, junk food, and pop culture! 

Dressler’s wearable art, including iron-on patches, enamel pins, and face masks, can be found on her website and at her Etsy shop.

Website: http://mirandadressler.com
Etsy: Miranda Dressler Illustration & Design.

Knit bags astrology
PRODUCT: BAGS SIZE: 4.75” x 5” DESCRIPTION: A handmade knit pouch made of 100% acrylic blend yarn finished with a twisted cord cable with alloy end caps featuring signs Aries and Pisces. All signs available. PRICE: $15

Egle Marcogliese

Egle Marcogliese is a Color Designer at Warner Bros. animation. She is currently on Season 3 of Animaniacs. Her previous productions include Looney Tunes Cartoons

Marcogliese established SoulWaxCo in 2018 with one mission: to introduce occult topics of tarot, astrology, and ritual through the use of high-quality candles. She prides herself in sharing knowledge through decorative candles. Not only do they smell good, but they make great conversation pieces!

Website: www.soulwaxco.com
Instagram: @soulwaxco

Picture book with sheep
TITLE: GO TO SHEEP DESCRIPTION: There are lots of ways to go to “sheep,” and here to show you is an adorable … sheep! This bedtime book is perfect for a giggle before little ones drift off to sleep, just as the sheep does in this charming board book.PRICE: $8

Benson Shum

Benson Shum is an author, illustrator, and animator. He has been in the animation industry for 20 years and currently works at the Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is now exploring the children’s book world, and he believes that books do make the best gifts. 


Frog print
ITEM: Frog Fairy Print SIZE: 4.5” x 7.75” (approx.) DESCRIPTION: Mini-print of watercolor frog and fairy. PRICE: $7

Sydney Sata

Sydney Sata is a character layout artist at The Simpsons. In her free time she likes to create joint mini zines, comics, and stationary with her partner Dota under the name Studio Sydota. She is a fan of drawing frogs.

All of Sydney’s items are handmade and therefore may have some slight variations in size and color. Additional photos can be found at her Etsy shop.


Soy wax candle
ITEM: AlohA Candle DESCRIPTION: Soy wax scented with coconut, vanilla, and tonka ... a stunning blend of paradise! PRICE: $30

Richard Rocha

Richard Rocha is a former Disney clean-up artist on classics such as Aladdin, The Lion King, Runaway Brain, and The Princess and the Frog. He now creates designs and items that are Tikilicious with a hint of coconut!


Watercolor of Hawaii church
ITEM: CHURCH IN HAWAII DESCRIPTION: Watercolor print of a church in Hawaii. PRICE: $22

Danielle Powers

Danielle Powers is a visual development artist at Warner Bros. Most recently she painted backgrounds for Animaniacs and Green Eggs and Ham. In her free time she enjoys traveling, plein air painting, playing Pokémon, and creating Pokémon fanart. 


Enamel cactus pins
ITEM: Enamel pins PRICE: $10

Victoria Orolfo

Victoria Orolfo is a background artist currently at Netflix Animation. She likes to make art and merch in the solarpunk genre by mixing botany with hard surface design.


ITEM: What To Do About Your Monsters DESCRIPTION: Hardcover picture book PRICE: $19.99

Jessica Woo

Jessica Woo is an author\illustrator and a mom of two wild things. Her debut children’s book, What To Do About Your Monsters, was inspired by her oldest child. Very quickly after Jessica became a mother, she found that while adults like to sleep, kids are way too busy to ever go to bed.

Other than convincing her little ones to sleep at night, Jessica’s other talents include professional animation, art direction, and illustration. In illustration, Jessica most recently worked on a concept art piece for Universal. In art direction, her recent project, Dinner Party, was accepted in the Sundance Film Festival. Finally, in animation, her work is featured in movies such as Kung Fu Panda, Monster vs. Aliens, Shrek 4, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Kung Fu Panda 2, The Croods, and Turbo.

An active member of SCBWI and 12 by 12, Jessica currently lives in Toluca Lake, California, with her family.


Pop-up holiday card
ITEM: Moma Sleigh SIZE: 6.25″ x 4.5″; opens to 6.25” x 13.5” DESCRIPTION: 4 forest sleigh ride cards with green envelopes. PRICE: $20

Jackie Huang

Jackie Huang moved to Los Angeles after high school to attend the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Shortly after graduating, she returned to school to study illustration at ArtCenter College of Design.  There she found a new way of storytelling through her love of paper art and pop-ups. 

Free shipping on orders $35+ with “SHIP35” + 20% off total purchase with “JOY20”  (expires 12/19/21).


Paper art of whales
ITEM: Whales Whole SIZE: This print measures about 6“ x 17“ on a 13” x 19” sheet of paper. DESCRIPTION: 2D reproduction of a 3D original. PRICE: $30
ITEM: Unidentified Disease PRICE: 8"x10" Print $18, Print w/matte $23, Framed & Matted Print $52

Colleen McAllister

When Colleen McAllister isn’t running the writer’s room for an upcoming Nickelodeon kids comedy series, she’s bringing her grandfather’s work as a microbiologist in the 1950s to new life as modern abstract art with a quirky story. Colleen lives and works as a writer in balmy Los Angeles but hails originally from blustery upstate New York and has lived abroad in Ireland, so has an above-average ability to survive cold temperatures and make Irish Coffee. 


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