Chris Van Dusen





Chris Van Dusen


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in Portland, Maine, The United States
March 17, 1960

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Chris Van Dusen writes: “I was born in Portland, Maine, on St. Patrick’s Day, 1960. As a child, my brothers and I would spend hours drawing pictures. We didn’t have video games or computers to entertain us, so we drew instead. One of my brothers would sketch intricate war scenes. Another would draw animals so realistic you’d swear they were breathing. My specialty was aliens, robots, and monsters.

“Dr. Seuss and Robert McCloskey were my heroes. I loved the rhythm of Dr. Seuss’ words and I was fascinated by the meticulous detail of Robert McCloskey’s illustrations. I had no idea back then that I’d end up writing and illustrating children’s books when I grew up.

“After high school, I studied fine art at The University of Massachusetts at Dartmo
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In a past post titled “House Help”, I asked your assistance in picking images from If I Built a House for a couple new prints I planned to offer for sale. Well, the votes are in and so are the prints. The winners are the RacetrackRoom and the Fish TankRoom. You can check them out on the “Prints” page.


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