Timothy Banks is an award-winning illustrator from Charleston, South Carolina. He’s created character designs for Nike, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network; quirky covers for Paste magazine; and lots of children’s books with titles like There’s a Norseman in the Classroom!, A Valentine for Frankenstein, and Monsters in Charleston. He’s also had the honor of being featured in the Lürzer’s Archive “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide” list, and his work has been exhibited at the Nucleus art gallery in California. Timothy plans to spend Chinese New Year celebrating with fireworks and painting his entire studio red. You can see more of his work at timothybanks.com, or follow @timbanks on Instagram.