Category : illustration

Written on Jan, 11, 2017 by in , ,

We were skiing in Big Bear, the snow falling on a beautiful white lit run at 8 p.m. when it occurred to me I needed new gear. One of my favorite activities during the winter time is snowboarding and skiing. Generally I just love the snow and being in nature. Trees have also been an inspiration and a reason I love ski …

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Written on Dec, 11, 2016 by in , , , ,

This weekend’s subject for watercolor painting is a mushroom forest. I am fascinated by the small vegetable and how it has been depicted in illustrations so keep reading if you’re interested in them too. I have assembled some fun resources in this article. Mushrooms historically have always represented something magical in fantasy. Why? Probably because of their psychotropic properties discovered …

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Written on Nov, 30, 2016 by in

I felt inspired last week to capture the feeling of Mondays in a simple line illustration that had a cartoon type feel. I thought it would be cute to depict a woman sitting at a desk amidst piles of papers and tasks. I named this piece “Case of the Mondays.”  In this time-lapse video I show my process of creating a …

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Written on Nov, 07, 2016 by in , , ,

If you’d like to take a look at this painting on my etsy you can find it here. The original painting is available in my shop. I decided to create this time-lapse video of my creative process for the Arc de Triomphe, French inspired watercolor painting. My November goals all involve expanding my Youtube channel and offering more of a …

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Written on Jun, 21, 2016 by in ,

My business cards finally came in the mail! along with the postcards I ordered for pet portraits. This year began with a new goal of self exploration, determination to blog more, and a lot of coffee. Starting a business in illustration is not an easy task and it has definitely been a difficult year. I moved once, changed jobs, and have …

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