Finished my second custom storybook! Crazy. I made this for a super sweet girl named Tiffany for her soon-to-be-husband Mike’s wedding gift. Tiffany is actually a long-time supporter of mine (from buying prints in the shop to custom drawings for her friend’s wedding), and after this process I feel like we’re friends even though we’ve never met in… Read More Project Recap: Urbana- A Video Game Love Story
Hello! I made a small series of illustrations for mother’s day, certainly inspired by my own mom but drawn to be for all. I’ve posted the individual images below in case anyone would like to send them to the mothers in their own lives 🙂 Not just on mother’s day, any day! Shared my thoughts on theme and process below. Will also post… Read More Mini Stories: Mother’s Day Illustrations
I’m happy to finally be able to share this project I finished in January! Here’s the full video before I get into the backstory and process 🙂 (Please set to HD to if the text is blurry. Btw this was a video I took for David’s review purposes, I will take better videos next time for the blog… Read More Process: A Story for You (Custom Book)
I finished and posted up my first Skillshare class this week! People often ask me what I’m using to draw on photos. I think it’s more straightforward than it looks, but there are also useful Photoshop skills that can make the integration a little more advanced, so I thought it would be a good introductory-level technique to share.… Read More Drawing on Photography in Photoshop: A Skillshare Class
As part of my Skillshare course “A Make Believe Reality,” I made this simple Photoshop shortcut/hotkey reference document. It’s created specifically for basic drawing and adjustment tools. I hope to one day make a more complete and fully designed one, but wanted to share this one in the meantime in case anyone finds it helpful.… Read More Photoshop Shortcut and Hotkey Reference Doc (Free Resource)
This month I wanted to create something inspired by Valentine’s Day (even though it technically won’t arrive with anyone by Valentine’s Day… but never mind :)). I wanted it to be sweet but not too saccharine. After a couple false starts, I started thinking about a passage from the Little Prince and an accompanying image idea came… Read More Process: GARDEN Words & Illustration
The Girl | Back in July a very sweet girl from London emailed me with a very sweet request for a commissioned drawing. The girl (let’s call her K) wanted to something that would encourage her friend (let’s call him N) to pursue his passions in art, animation and film. She told me he was very… Read More A Cute Little Project Back Story
Brian Kesinger, a story artist at Walt Disney animation studios and artist for Marvel Comics, posted to IG some drawings he did of the Star Wars: Force Awakens characters in a Calvin and Hobbes style. I love Calvin and Hobbes. I own this thing. I am also now in love with Rey and BB-8. So these are… Read More Disney Artist Draws Star Wars in Calvin & Hobbes Style. It’s Perfect.