When I was fresh out of college, the very first professional work I did was for SILVER DOLLAR CITY, an amusement park located in the Missouri Ozarks. I did several park maps and miscellaneous activity and coloring books for them. I just received an email… Continue Reading “Silver Dollar City Maps”
It seems people really enjoyed seeing my rather… uhm… humble… beginnings as an artist… so I will go ahead and show you the other sketch I did last weekend.
My very first professional jobs were for Silver Dollar City, a theme park in the Missouri Ozarks. I did three different park maps, coloring books, activity books and miscellaneous other illustrations for various products. For some reason, this weekend I was thinking about those old SDC coloring books. It… Continue Reading “Silver Dollar City Coloring Books”
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… I had completed my freshman year of college and needed a summer job. My brother-in-law, Larry, (a plumber in Kansas City) said I could come dig ditches for him. I had seen construction workers… Continue Reading “My Humble Beginning As A “Professional” Artist”
Here is another member of the bug jazz band I’m working on. He is pretty much modeled after my little brother Don, who in his younger days was a ragtime piano player at Silver Dollar City named Ben Dover (you might have to think… Continue Reading “Maple Leaf Rag”