"Brings life to the high-profile trials and court appearances of the rich, famous and infamous that capture the imagination." Washington Post
"Showcas[es] the almost lost form of courtroom art...and add[s] perspective by capturing the emotion of high-profile trials." Rob Reiner, director
"The sketches are a fast, rollercoaster ride through sensational court trials." Sidney Sheldon, author, The Other Side of Midnight
"Mona's artwork captures the essence of the rough-and-tumble justice system." Steve Cooley, Los Angeles County District Attorney
"There's something train wreck engrossing about the modern art form of courtroom sketches, featured so brilliantly in Captured!" FilmForce.IGN.com
"Deftly captures those odd moments, filled with dark humor, when a legal proceeding becomes a public obsession." Buck Wolf, ABCnews.com
About the Author
Mona Shafer Edwards is a courtroom artist whose illustrations have been featured on programs and networks such as 20/20, A&E Biography, ABC, CNN, and Entertainment Tonight, and in numerous publications, including Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and Newsweek. Edwards has also created feature film storyboards and sketch art for such films as Moulin Rouge and has taught fashion sketching classes at U.C.L.A. and other academic institutions.
Jody Handley is an editorial consultant and a former editor for Warner Books. A playwright, she also serves as Producing Director of the Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco.