A pen and watercolor drawing of a clownfish

Clownfish

I’m not the animated cartoon fish you’re looking for.

From my daily drawings
Clownfish – pen and watercolor. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink. Winsor & Newton watercolors. Digital scan adjusted and masked in Photoshop. Converted to vector art and resized in Illustrator.

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Redbubble clownfish art board
Redbubble Unflappable studio pouch

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Society6 clownfish pillow
Society6 clownfish tote bag
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An unflappable pigeon wearing a fez

Unflappable

This bird remains calm, cool, and collected.
A.K.A., I remember back when everyone wore a hat. Now, get off my lawn. 😉

Unflappable – pen and watercolor. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink. Winsor & Newton watercolors. Digital scan adjusted and edited in Photoshop. Background color applied in Illustrator.

Based on an updated (with fez) version of this daily drawing:
Daily drawing of a pigeon

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Redbubble Unflappable art board
Redbubble Unflappable spiral notebook

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Society6 Unflappable art print
Society6 Unflappable tote bag
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Four stickers from my Redbubble sticker collection

Stickers at Redbubble

Stickers are a fun, inexpensive way to dress up your notebook or laptop with a bit of my artwork. My Redbubble shop offers high-quality vinyl stickers in four sizes ranging from 3×3 inch to 14×14 inch. Here’s a photo of my laptop decorated with small (approx. 3×3 inch) stickers—tiny dog added for scale. 😉

Dog posing with Redbubble stickered MacBook Pro laptop

Each purchase boosts my design’s search ranking within Redbubble and searches are the primary way that customers find my artwork. I’m trying to get my art seen by more customers during the fall holiday buying season, so if you’ve considered purchasing my designs, now is the perfect time to do it! Right now, buy any 4 stickers and get 25% off. Buy any 10 and get 50% off.

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Four stickers from my Redbubble sticker collection

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Pen and watercolor drawing of a green parakeet

Prettyboy the Green Parakeet

From my daily drawings
Pen and watercolor parakeet. Drawn on Canson XL Mix Media paper with Uni Pin Fine Line pens and Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer watercolor pencils. Digital scan adjusted and edited in Photoshop. Background color applied in Illustrator.

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Green parakeet design decorating a Redbubble phone case
Green parakeet design decorating a Redbubble throw pillow
Green parakeet design decorating a Redbubble sticker
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Blue crab with arms outstretched

Crab

His flailing claws were either exclaiming, “Hug me!” or “Get off my lawn!”

From my daily drawings
Crab – pen and inkwash. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink and shaded with a Kuretake no. 8 fountain brush pen filled with Noodler’s Lexington Gray ink (diluted 4 parts water to 1 part ink). Digital scan adjusted and edited in Photoshop. Color applied in Illustrator.

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Crab design decorating a Redbubble art board
Crab design decorating a Redbubble throw pillow
Crab design decorating a Redbubble studio pouch
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Collage showing the history of the fez fish

Evolving Art

When we first see a drawing, we might imagine a flash of inspiration leading straight to the finished artwork. Many times that’s what happens, but not always.

One of my favorite drawings took a few years and several versions until the art finally matched up with my imagination. The fez fish began as a 2013 sketch book drawing that I scanned and colored in Photoshop. Continue reading “Evolving Art”

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Pencil drawn toad

A Toad Named Ali

From my daily drawings
Ali came from a pun-loving family. Drawn on Canson XL mixed media paper using a 2 mm clutch pencil with HB lead. Color applied in Photoshop.

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Toad design decorating a Redbubble t-shirt
Toad design decorating a Redbubble sticker
Toad design decorating a Redbubble throw pillow
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