Friday, January 13, 2006

The Toymaker

There is a blog you should visit.


It's full of beautiful drawings.

By a very nice person


who is so creative.

Marilyn is The Toymaker. I absolutely love her drawings/paintings and think that at least 75% of all children's books should be illustrated by her.



Did I say children's books? I mean all books.


Plus, she has the cutest kid!



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P.S. She's got a website too. Lots of free downloadable paper toys.

And there's a Merchandise area... I just ordered the bunny t-shirt!

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that there will be a calendar in store for next year.

6 comments:

Floridacracker said...

Wow, she's very good.

happyandblue2 said...

I like her artwork and I did visit her site.
I was going to leave a comment but I couldn't understand what the other commentors were talking about so I chickened out.
Maybe she could illustrate my stories..

Rurality said...

Happy, she's talking about her sprawling Tolkien/Harry Potter/Oz fictive universe, of course! :)

FC I thought so too. This style appeals to me SO much. I believe it's because it reminds me of my favorite books from when I was a kid.

The Mad Alaskan said...

Marilyn is a fantastic artist and one heck of a person and friend to boot. Support her work any way you can!

thecineaste said...

thanks for the suggest. i will do visit the site.

thecineaste said...

oops.