Saturday, 29 October 2011

"Lazy Jack", Tony Ross, published by Puffin Books, London 1985

Possibly my most favourite of Tony Ross's books. It's full of subtle visual jokes, quirky characters and hilarious scenes - which makes it a pleasure to read to the kids. There's so much to be learned, as an artist, by looking at Ross's deceptively simple drawings. The playfulness in the shapes, the light source, the landscape in the background are an inspiration! Here is a link for a brief biography of the great artist

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