Nature is the Answer

For the second edition in the Lustig Elements Collection, illustrator Nate Williams gives you the bold, playful energy of the sun and sea to hang in your home or office, to remind you of the joy of the seashore all year long. Each edition is lovingly letterpress printed in two colors by Fabrik on The Design Collection Papers by Neenah. 

Available for purchase
https://thebeautyofletterpress.com/issue/nature-is-the-answer/

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Hank and snOLiVER In Stores

Hand and snOLiVER books are now in stores. Indie Bound / Amazon / Barnes and Noble / Gibbs Smith

Hank and snOliVER in Put Down the Phone!

"Who could have known such a small phone could have hidden such a BIG world?"

Welcome to the whimsical world of Hank and snOliver. Come along on an incredible journey through the Bubble Gum Meadow and see the treasures that await you when you involve curiosity, play and discovery in everything you do. Give this book to someone who you think should PUT DOWN THEIR PHONE.

Hank and snOliVER in Put Down the Phone!

Hank and snOliVER in Put Down the Phone!

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Hank and snOLiVER in What can I be?

"Everyone knows what they want to be except me!"

Welcome to the whimsical world of Hank and snOliver. Come along on an incredible journey to "Planet Basketball" to solve this question and learn how to involve curiosity, play and discovery in everything you do. Give this book to someone who likes to EXPLORE.

Hank and snOLiVER in What can I be?

Hank and snOLiVER in What can I be?

Orders: (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm MST)

800.835.4993 phone 800.213.3023 fax tradeorders@gibbs-smith.com

I can't thank my publisher enough for taking a risk to publish my books and for supporting my creative vision with confidence. Thanks Suzanne Taylor and the rest of the Gibbs Smith crew for all your great energy and awesome support!

ILUSTRAFIC - Valencia, Spain

ILUSTRAFIC (Illustration Conference) was a fantastic event, great speakers, wonderful hosts, students with awesome questions ... a great time.  Valencia is very beautiful city. I really hope to return one day. Valencia, Spain June 19, 20 and 21st, 2013 http://www.ilustrafic.com/en

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Most Photos below by Alice Ventin 

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Things are always more impressive if they are bigger than you. A college professor told me anything bigger than us we pray to and anything smaller than us we step on.

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"If you keep talking I am leaving in 2 minutes"

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The creACTIVISTS - Getting Kids to play with art and ideas

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Apparently, I am a left handed widower according to the Spanish newspapers ;)

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At first I thought I was deaf ... but was relieved when I found out I was just left handed http://verlanga.com/ilustracion/cuando-los-ilustradores-dominaron-la-tierra/

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I should probably be talking about illustration here .. but hey I want to talk about my feelings :) like a good artist

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Skate Park in Valencia. Graffiti .. check!

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The Mrs. in a hamster ball

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Futuristic looking buildings ... and yes I imagined this as my home

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Which came first? The chicken building or the egg building?

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Public Market ... pig head ... no big deal

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"The water of Valencia"