Douglas Ready has been working professionally for more than thirty years as an
artist, cartoonist and illustrator, and author.
Doug is the author of the popular Micah Frost thrillers (written as Douglas Meredith
Ready). Frost and Second Shot are available via Amazon.
Doug has also published several career guides for the beginning professional artist including
The Professional Cartoonist's Business Manual & Marketing Guide, and
Selling Your Art, (also available via Amazon).
Doug has created several alternative comic books, had two runs at comic strip syndication,
and produced illustrations for advertising, books, magazines, greeting cards and posters.
Doug is also involved in product design, creating plush toys, puppets, and a variety of
Doug's self-directed work is published and marketed via DMR Creative. He is a former
partner in Carousel Studios and the former owner of Studio 5, both commercial art firms
specialized in product design, greeting card and poster creation, character design and
licensing, publishing and product distribution.
Doug and his incredible wife Mona live in the Pacific Northwest, USA.