The guru of Services Drafts Jordan Polte When I was young, every night my Dad would come to my room and read me a bedtime story. He read many books to me such as “Because the Little Bug That Went Ka-choo”, “the Berenstain Bears” series, and several Dr. Seuss books, that tell a story with illustrations. I was so entertained by how my dad read the stories, that I would create my own little stories. I remember making a simple storybook. I traced my hand on a piece of paper and I give him scribble legs and a face and called him Hand Guy. I showed him to my parents and they thought he was funny.When my brother was young, he wrote a Christmas story with my father. For years after they spoke of wanting to have someone create pictures for the story. I wanted to help, so I started to draw the pictures for the storybook. Creating these drawings for the book made me remember having so much fun drawing when I was still a child. I wanted to learn more about art and how to become an illustrator. To achieve this, I went to the American Academy of Art where I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration.If I learned one thing from going to American Academy of Art it was to never give up, stay determined, and don’t let people turn you from your dreams with their opinions. Work Terms Negotiable Terms.