Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind
Written by Gary Ross • Candlewick Press, 2012.
A boy sails away on a bed sheet and returns as a young man.
Making a boy real
My usual art style didn't seem right for what felt like a classic adventure tale, so I hit the easel to adapt my oil painting technique. What you see is my attempt at a stylized realism inspired by the great American illustrators of the early twentieth century.
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