In my monthly perusal of my Runner's World magazine I made the delightful discovery that in addition to being an amazing children's book author and illustrator, Jan Brett is also a runner! She runs the Boston marathon each year. It makes me respect the author of my favorite children's classic The Mitten even more. Read the article here.
Since neither of these paintings are on my website because they don't match my style or my usual subject matter I wanted to post them on my blog. The top illustration is intended as a cover for Solzhenitsyn's The First Circle.