Studio Views

Studio Views

Thirteen picture book artists talk shop in these pieces about tools and techniques.


“Family Albums” by Margaret Miller

“My Next Medium” by Chris Raschka

“The Sculptural Quality” by Arthur Geisert

“Tiny Pieces of Paint” by Peter Sís

“Ticonderoga #2″ by Donald Crews

“Pulp Painting” by Denise Fleming

“Sharpie Markers to the Rescue” by Lynn Reiser

“The Woodcutter’s Dance” by Betsy Bowen

“Erasing Pictures” by Floyd Cooper

“Paperies and Trash Cans” by Robert Sabuda

“Watching for Accidents” by Holly Meade

“My Favorite Medium” by Susan Meddaugh

“Why I Use Oil Paints So Much” by Paul O. Zelinsky


From the March/April 1998 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Picture Books.

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