Artist William L. Maughan graduated from the Art Center College of Design with distinction in 1973. He began his career in commercial illustration in New York in 1974. He is also an accomplished fine artist in oil and pastel mediums, producing a wide range of paintings. His paintings are shown at the George Stern Fine Arts Gallery in West Los Angeles, California, and Di Tommaso Galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona, and are in private and museum collections. Maughan has taught advanced head drawing, portrait painting, and landscape painting since 1976 at the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, and the Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California, where, since 1989, he has directed Graduate Studies in Fine Art Painting and Traditional Illustration. He lives in Napa, CaliforniaMaughan, William is the author of 'Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head' with ISBN 9780823003594 and ISBN 0823003590.