Gage, Joy P.
July 1993
Saturday Evening Post;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 265 Issue 4, p22
Profiles artist Thomas Blackshear, who lives with his wife, Ami, in Novato, California. A professional illustrator, Thomas Blackshear's enviable client list includes Disney Pictures, Coca-Cola, Jim Henson Studios, `National Geographic,' George Lucas Studios and Milton Bradley. His work schedule; His portraits for the US Postal Service; His thoughts on his paintings.


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