Author/illustrator/program at the Pittsfield Public Library

Posted Feb. 11, 2013, at 3:46 p.m.
Major Manners Nite Nite Soldier, illustrated by Russ Cox
Major Manners Nite Nite Soldier, illustrated by Russ Cox

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine

For more information: Lyn Smith; 487-5880 ;

Meet the author/illustrator/animator, Russ Cox at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Pittsfield Public Library. Discover how a picture book is put together from getting the story to storyboards and sketches to final art, and then the final book. Audience participants will come up with a new character together and everyone will draw what they think the character look like.

Pittsfield resident, Russ Cox is the illustrator of “Major Manners Presents Nite-Nite Soldier”, an award-winning finalist for Best New Children’s Picture Book. He is the creative genius behind Smiling Otis Studio, a one person illustration/animation studio specializing in the children’s market.