ROWDYPENCIL.COM, founded by Dick Fosselman, designs and executes GRAPHICS. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he grew up in Canton, Ohio. Childhood honors included grade school marbles champion and national runner-up in the Sergeant Preston of the Yukon Coloring contest (Quaker Puffed Wheat, sponsor). As a teen, Eagle Scout with the Ad Altare Dei award and assistant scoutmaster were his main interests. After stints at Ohio State University for architecture and Ohio University for film-making, San Francisco beckoned with "go west young man." Mr. Fosselman's career began as an architectural model-builder until a self-taught passion for creating trompe l'oeil murals became reality. Before RowdyPencil.com established an online presence in 1996, his work appeared in Progressive Architecture magazine, the A.I.A Journal, California Living, SF magazine, Northern California Home and Garden, and the San Francisco Chronicle. KTVU-TV2 and KRON-TV4 have likewise featured his work numerous times. Various sundry endeavors also include teaching at the Academy of Art University and licensing of whimsical items to Burnes of Boston.