Sketchbook Tuesday: Pine Tree with New Growth

Last spring, when new growth appeared on the branches of a huge pine tree in our back yard, I felt inspired by the bright green tips and really wanted to draw them. I finally had the opportunity to the other day, using a photo I took at the time. I'm starting to think about a new personal project to work on in the future, inspired by my family h ...

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Process of Designing/Illustrating ‘Vintage’ Labels

This is another one of the fun projects that I did while back for the Silk Road Spice Merchant and just never got around to posting. They wanted a custom label inspired by old fruit labels, apothecary labels, and shipping labels. They liked the idea of something that looked old and maybe felt like what their logo might have looked like if they'd ...

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Ladybug Promo

I sent out my most recent promo postcard to editors and art directors in children's publishing this past spring. The image was inspired by a children's book manuscript written by Barb Marshall. Barb runs a great little blog about letter writing and stationary called RiteWhileUCan. I also love following her on twitter for all the quirky content she ...

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