My dad gets a copy of "Angie's List" every month here in Indianapolis, and I've started saving all of the covers from them because they're made by an amazing artist I had to look up: Red Nose Studios.
Here's a video about how the artist created the scenes for a children's book called Here Comes the Garbage Barge:
The style of his figures knocks my socks off, and I love the enormous amount of creativity involved in all of the elements of his sculptures.
Here's another about his work for "Angie's List." Good advice- "stick to your gut."