Signs of Spring
Everywhere I go, I hear cardinals singing to each other. And tonight the peepers are out. It’s impossible not to be obsessed with every little hint of new green and the promise of everything in bloom. The first to flower is the witch hazel tree. The blooms are sparse but lovely nonetheless. The forsythia is forced. Above is the before and after. You can begin picking as early as January and...
For the last few years I have been teaching illustration. I am very proud of my Children’s Book Class at The New Hampshire Institute of Art. In 15 weeks, my students complete a storyboard, 32-page dummy, 3 full color spreads with text and a full color wrap around cover.Two of my students, Ryan Haywood and Ken Duquet, have been accepted into the 2011 Society of Illustrator’s Student...
I love to wrap!
My first job in high school was at a pharmacy at Christmas time. Among my many responsibilities, wrapping was my very favorite. I was let go after I wrapped a prescription. The present below on the left is a repainted clementine box filled with baby gifts. The next a 30th birthday gift for my nephew, a wedding present based on their birch theme replicating their cake, a Christmas box of cocktail...