About Donald Crews

Donald Crews is a two-time Caldecott Honor–winning author/illustrator. His books include Freight Train, Inside Freight Train, Truck, and Ten Black Dots.

Studio Views: Ticonderoga #2

Tools--Ticonderoga

My hands-down favorite medium would have to be graphite or lead, the core of a pencil, the material that makes the marks on paper. Lead makes the words, images, idle thoughts (doodles), specific information — crucial and otherwise — visible. With the lead from a pencil I can make thin delicate words and lines, bold […]