Monday, August 30, 2010

More Local Artists in the News: Jim Rose and Michael Fleishman

was quoted in the article The magic of puppetry lives on

 Photo by David Spencer/The State Journal-Register.

"Pepito, a 17th-century orphan taken in and raised by gypsies in Italy, comes to life under the guidance of master puppeteer Jim Rose of Yellow Springs, Ohio. An 18-string marionette, Pepito was being controlled by Rose using his signature “Pepito control.”

gives an interview about his new book, Drawing Illustration to the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators Newletter on page 8.

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I am honored to be included in this book, chapter 16, page 261