Tag: Art

Custom Painted Vintage Skateboard

I have been so honored by everyone who has asked me to help with creating something special to give to someone else for a Christmas gift this year. (I have been busy!) One of the fun, and different, projects that came my way was a vintage skateboard purchased online by Terry. She had a very

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Illustrated Watercolor Family Portraits

My roommate from college, Amanda, recently celebrated a birthday. I was trying to think of something special I could get her. Her being someone who: adores her cat, is a fellow designer, creates lovely and tasty salad creations and shares on her blog (link included further down!) , and gushes for the modern and minimalistic

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Custom “Juke Box” Painting

A few moths ago, someone contacted me about painting a design he had in mind on his metal, powder-coated piece he built, just a piece that was making up something he called his “juke box” – a e stereo system he was building himself. Here is the sketch he gave me, showing what he had

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Poems for Children, Volume 1 & 2… inside edition!

I’m really excited about this weekend… the author of the last books I illustrated will be at Main Street Festival in Downtown Franklin at Landmark Booksellers to sell and autograph these great children’s poetry books! And she invited me to join!! So stop by this Saturday, April 28 from 2:00-5:00 and pick up your own

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O’More College’s Altered Book Show

I dropped of some items, including some hand-made garland, some of my illustrated Christmas cards and matching gift tags, as well as some Champ books, for the 4th Annual Altered Books Show at O’More College of Design in Franklin, TN (my alma mater!). O’More offers a class in altered books, in which students give new

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What I’m Working On… poem illustrations

Many people have been inquiring about what I’ve been doing all day, tucked up in my office. Currently I’m in the process of working on fifty (yes, FIFTY) color illustrations to go along with the fifty children’s poems by author Janet Clough. Her poems are simple, fun and relatable. So that’s what I’ve been trying

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The Children’s Book – “Champ”

As some of you already know, the end of last year I had the opportunity to work with an author (Larry Hillman) on his children’s book Champ, which is the story of a little dog looking for love in the big world. A very relatable story to children, as well as adults. We started with

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