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Chicago-based author Tom Watson demonstrates to students how to draw characters from his “Stick Dog” series of illustrated novels on Feb. 4 at Butler School. Photos by Benjamin Conboy/22nd Century Media
Author Tom Watson delivers a presentation to Butler third- and fourth-graders that was part stand-up comedy, part illustration seminar.
Students show off their replications of Tom Watson’s “Stick Dog” characters.
Tom Watson demonstrates on a white board how to draw the characters from his illustrated novels.
Benjamin Conboy, Assistant Editor
3:59 am CST February 11, 2020

Students at Butler School recently learned the essentials to becoming a widely read author and sketch artist. 

Tom Watson, author of the illustrated “Stick Dog” and “Stick Cat” books, gave a presentation to students that was part stand-up comedy routine, part seminar on how to draw the characters from his widely-read children’s novels on Feb. 4.