Be Your Finest Art

I had the pleasure of designing the book BE YOUR FINEST ART by Joanne Fairchild Miller & Dorsey McHugh.  It is a beautiful, inspirational book. I will write more about the book and show you a handful of the pages and even let you know where you can get a copy for yourself. But, not today,not tonight… I will write …

Andy’s Penguin

One of the favorite books that I have illustrated is ANDY GOES TO THE AQUARIUM!         A book written by Pierce & Nick Marrs for ages 3-8. It’s a great story to read to your little ones or for primary grades to read themselves.   It’s Andy’s birthday – a time of celebration, cake and candles!  But why …

Andy Goes To The Aquarium

I recently finished illustrating ANDY GOES TO THE AQUARIUM. A cute story written by Pierce Marrs and his son Nick. Here’s what the book cover looks like and some of the illustrations from inside. -Rose For other books illustrated by Rose see:http://www.rosegauss.com/RoseGauss/Books.html For more information about The Draw Book.  

Before We Met

Here are some illustrations from a book that my husband and I wrote for our grandsons. They live so far away but we love them soooo much! …

Andy Goes To The Aquarium

Andy Goes To The Aquarium by Pierce Marrs and Nick Marrs & illustrated by me! This one will be out very soon, we are putting the finishing touches on it right now! About a little boy who finds a little surprise at the aquarium. I’ll post about it again when it’s complete. -Rose

I say “You can never have enough books on learning to draw!”

I always thought that this was a fun book by Mark Kistler. Click on the image to see more about it and to purchase it.   If you click on this book it takes you to amazon and you’ll be able to look inside and see what it teaches. This book has been around since 1988, but it is still loads …

the I WANNA BE book series

These books are written by Joanne Fairchild Miller, and illustrated by ME! There are four of them so far with more coming…this is the first one I WANNA BE ME! I Wanna’ Be ME playfully explains that not all girls want to wear pink and get dressed up in frills and lace! I Wanna’ Be ME validates a child’s uniqueness …

It’s Here!

  The new book is here! A great work-book with step-by-step lessons to help you draw! Click here for more information!

I Know Who I Am

I KNOW WHO I AM is the fourth book in the I WANNA BE series. Here’s a coloring page of the little girl in the book! Just click on the image to make it bigger and print it out. Use markers, crayons or colored pencils…have fun! -Rose