The Artist Age 5

Brian Yanish is a professional illustrator. He began his training drawing monsters in kindergarten in Western New York. He has worked for Jim Henson Productions, trained as a special effects moldmaker, written and performed comedy, designed educational software, and sold his own line of T-shirts. He currently lives in Los Angeles where he runs the ScrapKins Recycled Arts program, writes and illustrates children's books, presents at schools, and creates designs for apparel, toys, and other children's media.