Illustrator of the Week - Tricia Tusa

Tricia Tusa is an author/illustrator with over 50 books that she has written and/or illustrated. Her preferred method of illustration is pen and ink, sometimes pencil. Of course, watercolor, colored pencil, and crayons are other options. Her paintings are usually acrylic and masonite. She grew up in New Mexico. Tricia has a Master's in Art Therapy and loves to use her illustrations with therapy. For instance, did you know brown is meant to symbolize humor? Her books includeThe Sandwich Shop, Mrs. Spitzer's Garden, The Magic Hat, Wing Nuts: Screwy Haiku, The Problem with the Puddles, and many more.