John shared not only his experiences in children's book publishing but also as an editorial artist. He has worked for the New York Times and Sports Illustrated among others. Prints of his work were for sale with more available on his website. His children's books include both fiction and non-fiction titles and are filled with exquisite detail.
One of Hendrix's most recent projects is his Drawing is Magic sketchbook, a fun interactive book about "falling in love with drawing." It begins with "Hello. My name is JOHN, and I love to draw." It is our good fortune he does.
You can read more about this home-town guy here. Inspired by his button hand-out, I am off to draw...