Greg Johannesen

Freelance Illustrator & Children's Book Illustrator

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About Me:
Greg grew up with a creative streak that his parents couldn’t even break…confirmed by his first art award at age 6 of a Thanksgiving dinner from his point of view (not knowing the actual view was called a worms eye view)! Year after year of art shows, awards, and many many reams of paper, his parents fears grew because he was becoming an artist, a profession they had seen as moneyless.

It had taken years, but Greg finally convinced….or in other words nagged, begged, pleaded….his parents to allow him to follow his passion—illustration. Not easy because he already had a degree in advertising design, and the economy at the time was in the dumps.

After graduation, Greg found the market tough. Not discouraged, Greg used his resourcefulness to obtain job after job in whatever creative...
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