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Max Estes | Children’s Author & Illustrator

Max Estes is a full-time illustrator, children’s author and limited time Portland resident. His graphic work spans all manner of media, from gritty political campaigns to glossy magazines. Currently on loan from Norway, Max brings simple, colorful storytelling with him wherever he goes.


Your manifesto / rules to live by / motto:

Blink, breathe through nose, don’t squint.


How would you describe your work if you left out all the boring parts?

Nothing I do feels like work. Honestly! I wholly enjoy my job.


Pen, pencil or stylus?

All three!


Be honest: how often do you clean your desk?

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CRETACOLOR MONOLITH AQUARELLE COLORED PENCIL SET OF 12

This set of twelve bright and beautiful solid pigment pencils pack a triple punch. Use them for fine or broad drawing, then just add water (carefully!) to blend with the subtle power of a watercolor artiste. 

A solid cylinder of water-soluble pigment wrapped in the thinnest lacquer coating, the Aqua Monolith Pencil delights artists with its ability to create broad and fine strokes with a single pencil. Virtually waste-free, Aqua Monolith’s shavings can be dissolved in water and used as paint.

Aaron Draplin | Graphic Artist & Field Notes Co-founder

Aaron Draplin | Graphic Artist & Field Notes Co-founder

Beatrice Thompson | Art Director & Designer at Roundhouse

Beatrice Thompson | Art Director & Designer at Roundhouse

D'wayne Edwards | Founder of Pensole Footwear Design Academy

D'wayne Edwards | Founder of Pensole Footwear Design Academy

Jennifer Armbrust | Designer & Advisor

Jennifer Armbrust | Designer & Advisor

Kate Bingaman-Burt | Educator & Illustrator

Kate Bingaman-Burt | Educator & Illustrator

Olivia Britz-Wheat | Tattoo Artist at Fortune Tattoo

Olivia Britz-Wheat | Tattoo Artist at Fortune Tattoo

Tsilli Pines | Co-founder of Design Week Portland & CreativeMornings Portland

Tsilli Pines | Co-founder of Design Week Portland & CreativeMornings Portland

Ashod Simonian | Creative Director & Co-founder of Imaginary Authors

Ashod Simonian | Creative Director & Co-founder of Imaginary Authors

Calvin Ross Carl | Artist & Creative Lead at Sincerely Truman

Calvin Ross Carl | Artist & Creative Lead at Sincerely Truman

Erik Carlson | Songwriter, Teacher & All-ages Club Owner

Erik Carlson | Songwriter, Teacher & All-ages Club Owner

Jennifer James Wright | Design Director of Ouur Studio

Jennifer James Wright | Design Director of Ouur Studio

Lizy Gershenzon | Brand & Interface Designer at Scribble Tone

Lizy Gershenzon | Brand & Interface Designer at Scribble Tone

Rachel Ancliffe | Apparel Designer

Rachel Ancliffe | Apparel Designer

Tyler Segel | Creative Director at Factory North

Tyler Segel | Creative Director at Factory North

Avantika Bawa | Artist & Professor

Avantika Bawa | Artist & Professor

Carolin Harris | Associate Creative Director at Swift

Carolin Harris | Associate Creative Director at Swift

James Owen | Creative Director 

James Owen | Creative Director 

Justin "Scrappers" Morrison | Creative Worker

Justin "Scrappers" Morrison | Creative Worker

Max Estes | Children's Author & Illustrator

Max Estes | Children's Author & Illustrator

Sasha Burchuk | Web Developer

Sasha Burchuk | Web Developer

Willyum Beck | Art Director at BPN

Willyum Beck | Art Director at BPN