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  • Pen and ink illustrated patterns. Work for hire, licensing, buyout.

  • It doesn’t get more real for me than to have actual strike-offs in my hot little hands. Last week I got to spend a little time with these babies! I’m so thrilled with the color correctness as some of the blues and greens were undoubtedly challenging to mix according to my *paper* color palette. Candice […]

  • Today I am writing a post that I imagined almost a year ago. My fabric dreams have come true and I’m happy to announce that I’m a licensed designer with Clothworks Fabric in Seattle. My first collection is called Homestead. This was a design that I originally conceived for The Printed Bolt’s contest, Repeat(ed.) The […]

  • Daddies can teach so many great things! Click to enjoy this month’s downloadable desktop calendar.

  • I will admit that much of the week I prefer to exist in a current events blackout. World news and the way it’s reported can be very depressing and cause me to feel so hopeless. However, as a daily NPR listener, I have been following the plight of the kidnapped schoolgirls and their distraught families […]

  • Ah… May! The month of last minute school projects, prepping for summer break and TRADESHOWS! The booth designs, promo card parades and jittery blogs are up and I’m following like a true sports fan! Since refocusing on my illustration work almost 3 years ago, each year I’ve dreamed of attending Surtex and the National Stationery […]

  • This month’s calendar brought to you by your biggest fan. Luv your mum! Click to download for your desktop.  

  • One of my early jobs for Speedo was a SMU (special make-up) for Target’s 2014 learn-to-swim kid’s products. This project came in around the holidays of 2012 and my assignment was 20 spot prints— 10 each for boys and girls. In two weeks I created some of my favorite private label work to date— I […]

  • Donkey wants to be a bunny. Happy April Fools Day! Click to download this month’s desktop calendar.

  • Happy to report I’ve been spotting many of the caps I did for Speedo out on the market now. Like this little mer-girl. You can see some of the new designs in my updated projects here.

  • I’ve got a few very important donkey related things to share but this one is the most time-sensitive. I’ve been a fan of artist, author and animal lover, Katherine Dunn of Apifera Farm since discovering her artwork on Etsy and posting about my early donkey obsession a while back. Katherine rescues “misfit” animals and lives […]

  • For tha love of ya! Click to download ye donkeys and shamrocks.

  • Have you ever wanted to say this to your Valentine? Are you the type that takes your love interest hostage? Well whomever or whatever is your sweetheart, plant a big sloppy one on them today. One of my favorite love songs of all time: Silly Girl by the Descendents