The Art of Oz: Paul Granger

Happy Sunday! Here at "The Art of Oz," I've been slowly trying to plan out the illustrators to discuss and if there's a specific order to it.  The answer is no.  There is no order.  There is however a first post! Growing up, there are three artists that seemed to be everywhere: Michael Hague, Charles…

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Multi-Toys Monday: The Ruby Slippers

Happy Monday Everyone! Today marks the first in an occasional series that I'm calling "Multi-Toys Monday." Starting in 1988 and lasting into 1993 or so, the Multi-Toys Corporation released a slew of Oz merchandise in time for the 50th Anniversary.  Now, for a kid like me, this was a HUGE HUGE HUGE deal.  In fact,…

My First Oz Book

So, I felt like it would be appropriate to discuss my first copy of the book for my first real blog post. Back in 1991, we were at North Hills Mall.  It was a local mall that we frequented fairly often on Friday nights.  We'd meet my Dad after work and go to Luby's Cafeteria.…

Introduction to Moi

Hello Everybody! Welcome to "The Art of Oz!" This blog is meant to be part supplement to my YouTube Videos as well as a place for me to share some artwork I love, some research on different editions, and various other random things related to Oz. Some background information about me: I'm 31.  I've been…