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About Nick

Hi my name is Nick Gressle and I am an illustrator who wants to expand my reach into children's books. I have several published illustrations in the form of Piano education books and also consumer products and editorial. I am also a collector of vintage illustration mostly from the golden age of illustrators, Parrish, Wyeth, Jessie Wilcox Smith, and a huge fan of the Uncle Wiggily ser... More
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9/18/2010Introducing XTRANORMAL (0 Comments )
Just got turned on to this web site called xtranormal.The quick explanation is that it is a site that allows you to create simple movies with avatars (3D simulated people) and publish the videos on their site.Pretty simple to do.Sign up and create... Read the rest of this post
9/11/2010To borrow a headline..."Apple Blinked!" (0 Comments )
Good news to designers and interactive content developers came yesterday on Sept. 10 2010,Apple began to lift restrictions on its iOS platform and will allow flash apps run through Adobe Packager....This allows you to have more options for... Read the rest of this post
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Books 1 - 4 from Nick's published works
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1. Classics: Teaching Little Fingers to Play/Early Elementary Level (Paperb...
    Author: Randall Hartsell
    Illustrator: Nick Gressle
    Publisher: Willis Music
N/A 01/01/2006
19 Reviews  
2. Teaching Little Fingers to Play: A Book for the Earliest Beginner (John ...
    Author: John Thompson
    Illustrator: Nick Gressle
    Publisher: Willis Music
N/A 07/01/2005
312 Reviews  
3. Teaching Little Fingers to Play More (Paperback)
    Author: Leigh Kaplan
    Illustrator: Nick Gressle
    Publisher: Willis Music
N/A 07/01/2005
22 Reviews  
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Books Recently Added to Nick's Bookshelf Ages Date Added
Books 1 - 4 of 6 from Nick's bookshelf, View all 6 books
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1. Engelbert Sneem and His Dream Vacuum Machine (Hardcover)
    Author: Daniel Postgate
    Publisher: North-South Books
Ages 4-8 4/3/2008
Nick said: This is a very wonderful tale for kindergarten age and up. "Engelbert Sneem" likes to steal dreams and keep them for his own but has a twist of fate when he becomes his own worst nightmare. Very eng...more
tags: I recommend
37 Reviews  
2. Dawdle Duckling (Hardcover)
    Author: Toni Buzzeo
    Illustrator: Margaret Spengler
    Publisher: Dial
Baby to Pre-K 1/6/2008
Nick said: Found this in a reduced bin and could not believe it!! This is a great book for kids 3-5 and for illustrators of any age. Look at the way Margaret Spengler treats her characters with rich vibrant co...more
tags: I read , I recommend
19 Reviews  
3. Puss in Boots   (Hardcover)
    Author: Charles Perrault
    Illustrator: Fred Marcellino
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 4-8 1/6/2008
Nick said: I love this book and my kids love this book. It is a weekly favorite. Classic tale and Fred Marcellino's pastel work is spectacular. This is one of those stories that can keep folks of any age engag...more
tags: Inspired me , I recommend , I read
407 Reviews  
4. The Widow's Broom (Hardcover)
    Author: Chris Van Allsburg
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Ages 4-8 1/6/2008
Nick said: I am a huge fan of Chris Van Allsburg's work. I got my first edition of this book signed by him in 1992 when he was visiting a book store no longer in business "Drews Books" in Hyde Park. This book...more
tags: Inspired me
410 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Sherry Neidigh on 4/30/2009 at 8:43 AM:
Hi Nick, Love your website and characters!
Comment by Monica Rondino on 4/22/2009 at 7:23 AM:
Hi ,thanks for accepting,your illustrations are wonderful
Comment by Linda Hayes on 1/22/2009 at 8:49 PM:
Wow, Acrobat Connect looks like a great meeting tool. Thanks for sharing.
Comment by aaron pocock on 11/7/2008 at 7:10 PM:
Hey Nick...
Thanks for the lovely comments though baby's not here yet, he's 5 days overdue...waiting, waiting!
Hope you are well and busy working!
take care, Aaron.
Comment by aaron pocock on 6/21/2008 at 3:46 AM:
Hi Nick... Great to hear from you as always. I'm downloading the 'pencil' program. It looks like a lot of fun to me. I'm really busy at present, but hopefully I'll get a few minutes for a bit of a play.....My goodness, all these lures, pulling me this way and that! Thanks for the link. Hope you are ... more
Comment by aaron pocock on 6/11/2008 at 5:04 PM:
Gorgeous art Nick, good luck with getting into children's books, you'll have no problems!!! i love the golden age illustrators too.
Take care, All the best, Aaron.
Comment by Julie Shore on 6/8/2008 at 10:28 PM:
Hi Nick, Thanks so much for ordering my book. You'll have to give me feedback once you get it. I especially want to know what your son thinks of Howard. Thanks again, Nick. Julie
Comment by kevan atteberry on 5/18/2008 at 5:47 PM:
Thanks for the congrats on my Children's Choice Book of the Year award, Nick!
I took a look at your site and your illustrations are wonderful!!
my best, kevan
Comment by Elaine Landau on 5/18/2008 at 5:46 PM:
HI Nick:
Thanks for your good wishes!
Comment by tim raglin on 4/21/2008 at 9:57 AM:
Hi Nick!
Thanks, and I'm happy to be a friend of a talented guy like you.

Comment by eli edmundson on 4/10/2008 at 1:02 PM:
Thanks for your comment on my Jump Rope Girl illustration! Your work is brilliant, Nick, so I definitely value your opinion.

I think your dancing bears are my fave, they crack me up!
Comment by John Blackford on 4/7/2008 at 8:39 PM:
I love the coloring. You think you could teach me how you color?
Comment by Jim Brenneman on 2/26/2008 at 7:46 PM:
Hi Nick: Love your work. I've drawn all my life and I still am amazed when I look at other peoples work. Take care.
Jim B
Comment by Misfit Threadz on 2/25/2008 at 9:09 PM:
Hi Nick. Your illustrations are so colorful and beautiful! I love the mole illustration. It made me laugh. So did your Christmas card illustration. Best of luck with your illustrations! I know you will definetly get far! I'll definetly be checking out your website too. Have a great day!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 1/6/2008 at 12:30 AM:
Hello, Nick.
Welcome to JacketFlap.
Comment by tom studer on 1/4/2008 at 10:11 PM:
Hey Nick, thanks for the link!

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