Coming next from me…

Here is a bit of a teaser. This is part of an Alien drawing book that will be coming out. You can see this is an unfinished piece. See the test paper I have on the right? That is where I test how the paper will absorb whatever medium I am using to color the picture.  It is important to test ink and other media before using it to see how it interacts with the type of paper or surface you are using.

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August 8…update!

I hope you are all having a wonderful summer!

Reading? Drawing? Writing? Getting lots of great outdoor exercise?

With school starting again in a few short weeks, I will soon be posting some new images that you can download, print, and color.

Also, for any schools looking to have an author/illustrator visit, please contact me. I am calling it “COLLEGE TUITION TOUR 2016-2017”!  Get your visit scheduled before all the available dates are gone!

I hope to see you soon!

 

 

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Thanks to the Community Advocate

Here is a link to an article recently written about my life, my art, my school visits, etc. Feel free to share the link! (Ignore my crazy hair. I didn’t know I was going to have my picture taken 😉 )

Children’s book author and illustrator is a local treasure

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HAPPY SUMMER!

IMG_20160721_145200I hope you are all having a great summer!
Are you reading?
Are you writing?
Are you drawing?
Are you getting outside and enjoying nature?
Are you keeping your body and mind exercised?
Soon I will be updating this site with downloadable,videos, and even some secrets!
Here is a quick 2-3 minute sketch I did with charcoal. I love my charcoal drawing tools!
Have a great day and I will update soon!

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A message from Me!

As we near the end of the 2015-16 school year, I would like to thank all the great kids and teachers I have met this year during my school visits. I would also like to thank any of you who have either purchased, borrowed from a friend, or checked out of a library any of my books! I am making more and will soon be showcasing them here!

Also, I am booking school visits for the next school year, so please contact me to find out more about my availability and programs.

Have a great end of the school year! 

-Ralph

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See me on AMC Television!

As some of you may know, I hand paint sneakers for fun and profit. Recently, I was asked to paint a pair of sneakers for a commercial spot on AMC cable network television.

The premise of the commercial is art done by nationally recognized artists who also are fans of AMC shows. I was asked to do a pair based on THE WALKING DEAD which is one of my favorites.

Also…it was shown during the premiere of the new FEAR THE WALKING DEAD show as well as the special episode of THE TALKING DEAD. The new show broke all records for a cable show premiere at 10.1 million viewers! So, lots of folks got to see some fun fan based art from me and some other very talented people. Click this link to read more:  10.1 Million Viewers!

Copyright AMC 2015

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UNICORN FOUND!! Click on the image below to learn more!

Mystic_6x9From: THE MYSTIC PHYLES: BEASTS

This is my favorite of ALL my books. It has my favorite art that I have done for any of the books that I have illustrated.

 

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Tick, Tick, Tick…Time is FLYING BY!

Mystic_6x9Time is ticking down and the school year is nearer and nearer to its end. I hope all my friends have been having a great school year.

I have been fortunate to visit many great schools and meet some incredibly talented kids and teachers.

This week, I had the opportunity to participate in the Winchester Author Festival in Winchester, Ma. There were about 15 other authors/illustrators attending, doing great presentations at schools and later signing books at the Winchester Town Hall. It was a great day and the attendance at the town hall was fantastic! Thanks to all the kids, parents, grandparents, and teachers who came and spent the day and afternoon with all of us authors and illustrators.

I still have limited openings this Spring for school visits or conferences. If you or your school are interested in having me visit, please contact me. (see the CONTACT ME tab on the website menu)

 

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My books are available in several languages, such as Spanish

http://www.amazon.com/DRAGONES-PARA-DIBUJAR-Ralph-Masiello/dp/8415053231/ref=sr_1_32?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1354823994&sr=1-32

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