Maurice Sendak was an amazing person, an amazing storyteller and illustrator. But he also had a bit of a temper and could sometimes be a bit irrational. As revealed in an interview right before his passing, Sendak said that he once seriously considered how he might be able to assassinate both George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Nicolas Delort a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. I’m in love with these scratch board looking ink drawings he does. You can see more of them here. Check out his blog which also has a lot of sketchbook work, and his website which seems to be older digital work.