Got your palette and paint brush?
Our buddy Dav Pilkey is back with another of his weekly how-to-draw sessions, this time with pastels. It’s a quick lesson in how to paint two minor characters from Dav’s Dog Man series, Molly and Melvin. The siblings were tadpoles in their first appearance in “Fetch-22” but Melvin is now a baby frog in the newest book in the series, “Grime and Punishment.” It’s the rare children’s book author who riffs on classics by Joseph Heller and Fyodor Dostoevsky, but Dav is just that resourceful.
It’s not easy being green, as Kermit liked to say, but at least Molly and Melvin are pretty easy to paint.
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Children’s author and illustrator explains how he channeled his inner child into creating his “Dog Man” series. He also introduces a new character to the series: Cat Man.
Dav Pilkey stops by to read from “Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas,” and to give a how-to drawing lesson for Snug, a new character in the series.
Dav Pilkey at Home: Dav Pilkey Shows You How to Draw Snug, a New Character in the Dog Man serie
The Library features new coloring pages adapted from our collections, adding to the growing number of family activities on offer since Covid-19.
Dav Pilkey is back with another pair of short drawing tutorials and cheerful messages. It’s sort of the brand for the author and illustrator of “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants” fame, and we’re delighted to have him drop by on Fridays for awhile.