Drawings of my Husband

I met my husband, Dario, in November of 2004 and have been making drawings of him ever since. Some are quick and not very good. Some are more resolved portraits that sort of look like him. Some don't really look like him at all. We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary this past July and I wanted to make him a gift to mark the occasion. I've b ...

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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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Baby Gift for my Niece

My newest niece, Zoé, was born in May. For her baby gift, I decided to illustrate the letters of her name. I knew that her room was decorated with pink and pale purple, so I just went to work collaging, and painting and scribbling with those colours until it felt finished. It was really fun to work on; to just make a mess and not worry too much abo ...

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Ampersand – New Print!

I have been wanting to illustrate an ampersand for ages. I'd actually like to do a bunch of letters, but an ampersand seemed like a good place to start. I finally took some time for myself to just play in my sketchbook last Saturday night. I did some painting, some collage, some scribbling (I love to just scribble!) and ended up with this image. ...

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