Observing and Sketching the Natural World
Drawing Trees and Leaves merges information, inspiration and instruction to guide readers to develop their drawing skills and powers of observation.
Julia Kuo grew up in Los Angeles, California, and studied illustration and marketing at Washington University in St. Louis. She currently works as a freelance illustrator in Chicago, Illinois. Julia designs stationery, illustrates children's books, concert posters, and CD covers and paints in her free time. One of her gallery shows featured paintings of street fashion shots from Face Hunter. Julia's clients include American Greetings, the New York Times, Little, Brown and Company, Simon and Schuster, Capitol Records, and Universal Music Group. She is also part of The Nimbus Factory, a collective of two designers and two illustrators specializing in paper goods. Her illustrations have been honored in American Illustration, CMYK magazine, and Creative Quarterly. www.juliakuo.com