October 2010

NEW art on landofnod.com

By |2019-03-07T20:32:10-08:00October 23rd, 2010|illustration|

I haven't posted any new projects in so long since they aren't published yet, but here is one that was just released. It is a train growth chart commissioned by Land of Nod & Oopsy Daisy Fine Art for Kids. It is available for purchase here on Land of Nod's website with or without personalization. [...]

September 2010

mountain children’s book retreat!

By |2019-03-07T20:32:10-08:00September 30th, 2010|book event, illustration, inspiration|

It happened! For real. Five of us children's book authors and illustrators gathered up at our homestead for our "first annual kid's book retreat". I originally got the idea for this last winter when hearing about a women's creative workshop at a remote and inspiring lake-cabin location. Considering time, finances, Tulsi, and the idea that [...]

March 2010

self publishing.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00March 20th, 2010|illustration, personal work|

We had our "last" winter snowstorm yesterday, and today is sunny and snow covered and magical! I just finished this collage of the Taj Mahal for our chai book that we are self-publishing. I'm trying to catch up with Patrick, who is ahead on the writing, but it's challenging with life right now. I'm trying [...]

February 2010

surrender.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00February 1st, 2010|illustration, mamahood, personal work|

Been practicing. Surrendering that is. To time mostly. To the changes in my life since becoming a mother. With each day and night, no matter if it goes as planned or not.  To my art, in appreciation for completion, even if it took a week or more. I'm learning it's much easier to swim along [...]

January 2010

mesa del sol, new mexico

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00January 13th, 2010|illustration|

Last year I worked with two fun, new clients -- Strada Advertising, and their client, Mesa del Sol, New Mexico. Mds is an exciting new land development in Albuquerque focusing on sustainability, both with the environment and daily life. This is one of several illustrations I did for their new upcoming website and ad campaign. [...]

November 2009

mama india, wandering child – blog

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00November 22nd, 2009|illustration, india|

Photographer (and Mama to Baby Arun) Rachel Movitz recently commissioned me to create a blog banner for her. She, her husband and baby Arun are headed back to India tomorrow for 3 months! Despite my book and other work deadlines, I snuck it into my late night schedule because I have had several dreams lately [...]

August 2009

the light.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:13-08:00August 22nd, 2009|everyday, illustration|

I can see it, Tulsi can, too. The light at the end of this long tunnel of a journey to finish the book I keep telling her I'm making for her. My mom is here this week and is helping me SO so much so I can paint, paint, paint. This is such a gift! [...]

June 2009

inbetween milk and play…

By |2019-03-07T20:32:13-08:00June 5th, 2009|illustration|

I've been a mom for two months now and feeling in such a nice groove with little Miss Tulsi. I've slowly dipped my toes back into freelance and am being very gentle about expectations for myself and time. Some days I have more time, others none, so I'm just going with the flow. Literally! It's [...]

March 2009

cardstore.com give-away!

By |2019-03-07T20:32:14-08:00March 14th, 2009|illustration|

Hey there! Hope you are having a beautiful weekend. We were surprised with several inches of fresh snow -- a fun change from the 60 degree weather! Bring it on I say! With Baby coming soon (and my attention elsewhere), I thought I'd do another give-away. I recently received samples from my cardstore.com collection and [...]

February 2009

Hillside Family, Annual Report 2008

By |2019-03-07T20:32:14-08:00February 8th, 2009|illustration|

Hillside Family of Agencies decided to continue the theme from last year's annual report, so of course I was happy to work with them again. The concept was "Believing is Growing", and they decided to go with the concept of a child leading the way for growth and into a safe, positive environment. The 12x35 [...]