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Patricia Saxton

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In retrospect, it's pretty clear that a fairly consuming passion for words and pictures would lead Patricia Saxton to a living made in the arts, A highly respected graphic designer, illustrator, writer, and painter, she is also the author/illustrator of the children’s books A Book of Fairies and The Book of Mermaids, as well as the inspirational design book 52 Weeks of Peace.

Saxton is a member of Society of Illustrators, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the Children's Book Council, and the NJ Center for Visual Arts. She's a graduate of Wittenberg University, completed post-graduate work at the School of Visual Arts, consumes chocolate daily and considers being a mom her most precious job.

Average rating: 4.35 · 37 ratings · 4 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
A Book of Fairies

4.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2009
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The Book of Mermaids

4.24 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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52 Weeks of Peace

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
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The beauty of oil paints is not only the way they flow and breathe; the way they can bend and curve to your brush ‘s command like spreading soft butter or icing a cake; it’s also their longevity. A tube of good oils can last years and years and years, and I love that you can “wake up” a painting after a month or a year, the paint still pliable.


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