Black and white illustration of a cat savoring a cup of coffee

Coffee Lover

A new take on last year’s coffee cat poster art.

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Redbubble coffee lover t-shirt
Redbubble coffee lover mug

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Society6 coffee lover throw pillow
Society6 coffee lover art print
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Pen and watercolor drawing of a squirrel wearing an acorn hat

Squirrel with an Acorn Hat

Combining my interest in squirrels and hat-wearing critters. 😉

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Redbubble squirrel with an acorn women's chiffon top
Redbubble squirrel with an acorn mug

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Society6 squirrel with an acorn art print
Society6 squirrel with an acorn pillow
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Inktober 2017 prompt list

Inktober 2017

This year, I participated in the Inktober ink drawing challenge.

Inktober was created by Jake Parker in 2009 as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. Participation in Inktober is simple: Draw something in ink, post it online, and repeat the process each day during October. Over the years, Inktober has grown from one artist’s personal challenge into a worldwide annual event that is enjoyed by thousands of artists! Continue reading “Inktober 2017”

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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 running tiger

The Tiger

A Bengal tiger design based on one of my daily drawings.

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Society6 version of the tiger

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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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