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Meeting Pascal Campion

This past Sunday, along with my good friend Rommel Ruiz, I had the chance to meet one of my all-around illustration heroes: Pascal Campion.

Meeting Pascal Campion

Pascal is a French-American illustrator and animator living in the SF Bay Area. The way that he is able to capture and communicate intimate moments about childhood, relationships and the beauty in every day life is a true source of inspiration for me. Simply take a look at some of his pieces below, so you can see what I mean!

From June 27th and until Aug 3rd, 2014 you can see his first exhibit in L.A. “3000 Moments” at the Center Stage Gallery in Burbank, CA.

You can see more of Pascal’s beautiful work and signup to receive a daily sketch from him at

Mother’s Day Walk 2014

This past Sunday May 11th, we got together at the 10th Annual Mother’s Day Walk Against Cancer in San Jose, CA. Walking from City Hall towards the Mexican Heritage Plaza, we were chanting and enjoying each the  company of children who are cancer survivors.

Once at the Plaza, we all enjoyed a healthy breakfast, music, raffles and a moment of reflection for those who have passed, those who are going through,  and those who have survived the disease.

Many thanks to the many volunteers and Chief Larry Esquivel  and his team from the San Jose Police Department for helping us make this such a memorable and successful event.

Benito at the 32nd Annual Child Life Conference

Benito is in New Orleans at the 32nd Annual Child Life Conference in New Orleans!
If you are a Child Life Specialist or Medical Professional, and are at the conference, make sure to stop by the Playopolis Toys booth (Booths 34 and 35).
My biggest thanks to Christina Wallerstein for so kindly placing Benito front and center on her booth!


Benito’s book at Playopolis’ booth

10th Annual Mother’s Day Walk

mdw14-pageThis Sunday May 11th, 2014, join us at the 10th Annual Mother’s Day Walk Against Cancer in San Jose, CA!
By participating in, or donating to the WALK, you will help us raise the dollars needed to educate our community on the importance of healthy eating, exercise and early detection.

And with your paid registration you receive one free ticket to win raffle prizes for children and adults. Please help us spread the word … See you there!


Benito will be in New Orleans


Many thanks to Christina Wallerstein from Playopolis Toys, who will help us have Benito’s books for sale at the 32nd Annual Child Life Conference at New Orleans on May 22- 25th
If you are a Child Life Specialist, make sure to stop by booths 34 and 35 to check out Benito’s book at Playopolis’ booth!


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