Current Project/Latest Illustration

Girls with many cats.
Playground robot.
Best in show. Cat show.
creature final.jpg
back deat driving color.jpg
Monster tamer.

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

I've added a Comics/Graphic Novels section to my website. New art samples are on the left.
I am creating two graphic novels at the moment. A sample is on the Comics/Graphic Novels page. More to come!

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

I am now represented by Jennie Kendrick at Red Fox Literary! Her info is on my Contact page.

Illustrator Coordinator (North) for NESCBWI.


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