Bruce Arant graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in marketing. For as long as he can remember, Bruce has had a passion for drawing. He is self-taught in a variety of mediums that include pencil, ink, colored pencil and watercolor, and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Much of his work provides aspiring authors with presentation quality artwork to accompany their manuscripts as they solicit publishers or choose to self-publish. Prior to becoming a full-time children’s book illustrator, Bruce enjoyed a career of nearly 20 years in the magazine and custom publishing industry as an editor and a freelance illustrator.