Illustration

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Squishy Little Cupcake

It’s my birthday, so I’m gifting you a free download of The Squishy Little Cupcake illustration I made yesterday. Print and have fun! Download here.

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Kim Roselier

Was just browsing around the internet, and tripped over the work of Kim Roselier. After brushing my brain off, and taking a closer look, I couldn’t be more pleasantly surprised. Caught somewhere between analog and digital, her work is so clean and beautiful with some raw subjects at times. I can’t help but Ooh and […]

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William Grill’s Wolves

William Grill is an English Illustrator who recently released a book The Wolves of Currumpaw and his sketches are fascinating. William spent a week in New Mexico, where he sketched at a wolf sanctuary. The story is based on Lobo the Wolf and Thomas Seton seeking him out to kill him for a reward. View […]

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Journals – a source of inspiration

I’m immediately drawn in when I see a photo of someone else’s journal. Maybe because we think there will be some key or hint to their creativity, to an inside look – into their creativity, their thoughts, their lives. But recently I’ve been looking around to see what other artist’s use, what they put into […]

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Fin Lee and the art of a David Bowie tribute

A wonderful interview and look at the process behind the costumes for the Lady Gaga tribute to David Bowie at the 2016 Grammy Awards. What an amazing gig to get, and what an inspiring way to apply her illustration skills! Most surprising bit? Using shrinky dink to make pins for the costumes! Interview on Design*Sponge […]

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The Slate

I’ve been experimenting in various ways to bridge the gap between analog and digital, but all devices have fallen flat because I couldn’t use my own familiar tools. The supplied pens or pen tools are still too clunky! Recently a video came across my Facebook feed for something called the Slate. It’s a ring and […]

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Tina Kraus

Continuing with the paper theme, I discovered the work of Tina Kraus under the name faltmanufaktur. Her work ranges from illustration to cut paper, and I couldn’t stop myself from immediately following her on Instagram. The German artist has some great pieces and some are even Free DIY pieces that allow you to get crafty […]

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Enchantment by Sarah Coleman

Admiring the process and work of Sarah Coleman aka Inkymole once again. Commissioned by BareMinerals, she created some wonderfully intricate illustrations for their holiday packaging. Visit her blog to see more images from the project.

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Owen Gildersleeve, Pt. 2

Cut paper illustration has been on my mind lately, and I thought it might be something to fun to try my own hand at. Then I saw Owen Gildersleeve’s work, and was completely blow away, again. I posted about his work back in 2010, go figure! Tedious, sometimes immaculate, and entirely creative and fun. Take […]

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Thirsty Thursday | Smoking Gun

It’s Thirsty Thursday! Today I’m featuring an illustrated recipe in collaboration with my friend, Mark Bittle. Mark is a local mixologist who knows how to concoct some pretty amazing drinks. All you need is this downloadable recipe, a few ingredients, and some friends to share them with. Enjoy the Smoking Gun! See more cocktails on […]