Where do patterns begin. For me, painting and sketching is the first step. I play with color palettes and textures. The fun part is letting the art happen freely. No rules. That's the beauty of surface design today. Once I develop a design I like, no matter the size. No matter how many paint blobs or ink spatters or tears in the paper, everything can be tweaked in Photoshop or Illustrator.Read More
Mary Tyler Moore inspired me to dream big as a kid. I grew up in Minneapolis and for several years lived near the TV home of Mary Richards on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Mary Tyler Moore told us to "Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow."Read More
Diving into the iridescent botanical trend. A detail of my floral pattern in Photoshop. #wip #SS18Read More
Honoring the wisdom of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. today with two of his quotes.Read More
Sharing some sketches from the red carpet at Golden Globes. Lily Collins had a fairytale moment in her rose appliqué dress by Zuhair Murad. More sketches below.Read More
Always fun to get my UPPERCASE Magazine in the mail. And this week I was so excited to look inside to see my artwork featured in the Surface Pattern Design Guide in this issue.
Of course I am delighted to be included with all the amazing artists featured in UPPERCASE. That’s my artwork (far right side) in the newest issue no. 32! It’s a honor and a thrill to be chosen to be in the Surface Pattern Design Guide! Thank you, Janine Vangool!Read More
I'm so excited to share with you that I was selected to be part of the UPPERCASE Magazine Surface Pattern Design Guide in January. 774 submissions were received and reviewed by UPPERCASE editor Janine Vangool. She selected 100 to be included in this issue.Read More
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Gifts That Give Back
It's December and the products at my shop are the perfect holiday gifts that also give back to charity. In fact, I donate 100% of my proceeds from my Society6 shop to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.Read More
I've got the perfect gift for dog lovers over at my show. I just added my illustration of a Chow Chow to my City Dogs Collection. My inspiration for this illustration comes from my three dogs and all the dogs at the animal shelter where I work as an adoption counselor volunteer.
It's December and the products at my shop are the perfect holiday gifts that also give back to charity. In fact, I donate 100% of my proceeds from my Society6 shop to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
At my shop you'll find my artwork on pillows, iPhone and laptop cases, hoodies, t-shirts and more. Click to see more products featured in this post.Read More
I popped my new winter floral with jewel shades into my fashion illo. Maybe a lush velvet top?
I love sophisticated jewel tones… especially those deep scarlet shades, inky blues, and fuchsia. Works well with denim or with a dressier look.
Putting together a lookbook with bold and bright floral designs for A/W 17/18. This fashion illustration features my new textile design.
It's December and I've got the perfect holiday gifts that also give to charity. In fact, I donate 100% of my proceeds from my Society6 shop to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Here you'll find my artwork on pillows, iPhone and laptop cases, hoodies, t-shirts and more.Read More
My Midnight Garden Collection is influenced by the winter florals trend that is dramatic and a bit moody with layers of bold textures and a rich depth that goes with the darker color palette. I love working with deep plums, burgundies, dark jade greens and blues against a dark background. It's also fun to add that pop of orange into the mix. All designs are hand rendered prints with a digital twist.Read More