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About the Author

My name is Sean O'Neill, and I'm the creator of Rocket Robinson and the Pharaoh's Fortune. I am an illustrator, writer, designer, and cartoonist living in Chicago. I've been creating cartoons, illustrations, and other art-type stuff for most of my life. To see more examples illustrations that I've created over the years for publishers like Scott Foresman, Harcourt, and others, please visit my illustration website.

You can contact me via email at sean@boilerroomstudios.com.

School Visits

I love talking to students about my process of making comics, developing characters, and visual storytelling in general. School and library visits can be with a single class or a larger assembly-size group. In my program, I'll discuss how I use research to add historical elements to my stories, and how I use visual elements to develop the characters and the settings, as well as build a plot.

If time and space allow, I can do a drawing workshop with the students where we work in groups to develop original characters and story ideas through the drawing process.

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