Do you have a dream? For fame? Fortune? A juicy burger?
Jim the artist dreams of all three, but he only needs enough fame and fortune to pay for his family to eat at everyone's favorite burger joint.
And if he can just sell one painting from the back of his pickup truck, his dream will come true.
A story for all ages—told almost exclusively with pictures—Starving Artist follows the highs and lows of one artist’s day and the little joys that keep him going.
As a bonus, the comic book includes a supplemental chart that gives a brief and colorful lesson in the history and range of abstract painting, and it features James Hough’s canvas Burger Night.
About the Author
James Hough is an artist and illustrator who in his spare time enjoys raising two children with his wife.
He grew up in Broken Arrow, OK, where he drew pictures of baseball cards and Sports Illustrated photos. Before moving to Dallas a few years ago, he and his family lived in Las Vegas, NV, where he took in healthy doses of neon, the Mojave desert, and a spirit of possibility and promise that endures in the American West.
He is the illustrator of The Official Sidekick Handbook (Gibbs Smith:2011) and from time to time runs a mobile art gallery out of the bed of his Chevy pickup truck. He sometimes uses the nickname "Jim Public."