Story structure in seven parts.
Have I ever told you about Artist’s Editions for my award winning children’s picture book? I’ve set aside to copies of Little Monk & the Mantis for a very special destiny.
Artists’ reception for the 26th Annual Children’s Book Illustrator Exhibit at the Sun Gallery in Hayward California is this Saturday (March 14, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm), and you’re invited!
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Just this afternoon the Venerable Shi Yongxin (释永信), Abbot of Shaolin Temple paid a visit to the Kung Fu Tai Chi magazine offices. As Senior Designer / Art Director I was tasked (along with the rest of the media crew) with […]
Previously, The story now titled Little Monk and the Mantis: a bug, a boy and the birth of a kung fu legend has been broken down into thirteen key images, one of which has been completed. After nearly a year […]
Previously, the seeds of LITTLE MONK & THE MANTIS took root, with a finished manuscript finding a publisher and the author finding his artist. With a working title of “Mantis looks at the Moon” the manuscript containing thumbnail sketches in […]
“With illustrator Patrick Lugo’s colorful, energetic paintings, author John Fusco has brought to life an inspiring tale of the development of one of the many styles of Shaolin Kung Fu — a style derived from one young monk’s observation of […]