In some ways what I do is different than the 'Fine-Art' approach to picture-making. Illustration is almost always commissioned, and is therefore very much about problem-solving.
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This illustration feature noted female mystery writers across generations, including (left to right) Margaret Miller, Mary Roberts, Patricia Highsmith, Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers, and P. D. James. By placing these authors in a jury box, the artist invites us to deliver a verdict of our own.