Jason Miskimins grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art & Design with a BFA in illustration. He currently lives in North Olmsted, Ohio, where he creates illustrations for books and greeting cards.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
- Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
My three favorite illustrators are David Sheldon, Bob Kolar, and Jim Paillot.
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I always loved drawing as a kid and I always wanted to be an artist of some kind. Being an illustrator allows me to do what I love every day.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Figure out what type of art you like and study the work of your favorite artists. This is the best way to develop your artistic skills.