"Mugs and Beards" was designed specifically for Illustrator/Character Designer Brian Ajhar's first appearance at the 2010 CTN Animation Expo.
The book showcases finished character paintings in environments and characters from Brian's numerous editorial, advertising and children's book projects.
From the dustjacket:
Brian Ajhar's career has spanned three decades. His extensive and diverse client list includes numerous magazines, corporate clients, and book publishers. His illustrated children's books have been published worldwide in a multitude of languages and have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list.
Ajhar's work is widely recognized for its distinctive and humorous point of view. His long list of influences include the works of 19th century European political satirists, book illustrators and animated films.