Elwood Smith consults his inner funny bone as he leads budding artists through a tutorial on how to draw tricycle riding pigs, silly grinning cars, and jousting ketchup bottles. Emphasizing that subjects can be based on everyday materials and that artists have unique styles, encouraging readers to experiment with their own types of expression.
Hardcover, 40 pages. Ages 6 to 8.
Elwood H. Smith is a renowned illustrator and former art director who studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in advertisements worldwide as well as in such notable publications as Time, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He has received many awards in the field of illustration, and the Norman Rockwell Museum recently honored him with a retrospective exhibition of his art. He lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts with three unruly cats.