John Hendrix is an associate professor of art at Washington University in St. Louis. His illustrations have appeared in many publications, including Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, the New Yorker, Esquire, and the New York Times. He is the author of Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek and John Brown. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
"Drawing is Magic is like a workbook created by Willy Wonka . . . Hendrix is so entertaining and encouraging in his instructions that budding artists of any age will want to take the book to a nearby corner, pull out a favorite pen and start sketching."-- "St. Louis Post-Dispatch"