The Paris Review did a nice little studio visit with one of my favorites, Maira Kalman, last year.
Did I ever post this here? I don’t remember.
But I drew this last year and I wish I had time to make more of these.
Adelaide: The Flying Kangaroo words and pictures by Tomi Ungerer
Tres Riches Heures De Mrs Mole
On New Year’s Eve 1969, Monica Searle was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Experimental at the time, chemotherapy — the course of action Monica’s doctor recommended — was a leap of faith. After each treatment, her husband Ronald made Monica a Mrs. Mole drawing “to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead.”