Barrington Barber is a renowned author in the field of teaching drawing skills and a practicing artist. He enjoys a successful career as a commercial illustrator and fine artist and has written and illustrated a wide range of best-selling instructive art books. Duncan Smith started drawing when he was a small child and hasn't stopped since. Since graduating with honors from the Glasgow School of Art more than twenty years ago, he has worked as a freelance illustrator and has written and illustrated his own children’s books, worked as a concept artist in film projects, and taught drawing classes to children and adults. He lives near London with his wife, two cats, and a wee dog called Ted.