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Girls with many cats.
Best in show. Cat show.

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I'm working on a new picture book for Capstone.

Coming soon an announcement regarding a graphic novel series. 

have some NEW stuff for sale in my store. Check it out!

My drawing demos and tutorials are now posted on YouTube. Check them out here!

I am represented by Jennie Kendrick at Red Fox Literary. Contact her here.

Illustrator Coordinator (North) for NESCBWI.



author, illustrator, children's books, Russ Cox, Smiling Otis Studio, graphic novels, picture books,