Talking with Artists: Conversations with Victoria Chess, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Lois Ehlert, Lisa Campbell Ernst, Tom Feelings, Steven Kellogg, Jerry Pinkney, Amy Schwartz, Lane Smith, Chris Van Allsburg, and David Wiesner, Volume 1

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Pat Cummings
Simon and Schuster, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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, Victoria Chess, David Weisner, and other illustrators talk about what they do and how they got started. These first-person accounts have a remarkably strong common thread, yet are as varied and unique as the artists themselves. Full color.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Cummings (Talking with Artists: Volume I, 1992, not reviewed, etc.) delights with a lively, intimate look at the working lives of 13 diverse artists. From Thomas Allen's realistic pastels to Kevin ... Read full review

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This book offers readers many artistic inspirations and wise advice on becomming an artist. Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Pat Cummings was born in Chicago but grew up traveling with her military family all over the world. She has been writing and illustrating children's books since she graduated from Pratt Institute. In addition to her art for the Coretta Scott King Award winner My Mama Needs Me by Mildred Pitts Walter, Pat's luminous work includes Angel Baby; Clean Your Room, Harvey Moon!; and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Talking With Artists. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Chuku Lee, and the ghost of their cat, Cash.

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