This past June I took a trip to Cuba with Margaret Hurst and Julia Sverchuk, along with other members of a group organized by Jim Richards and Marimar tours. I have still not finished scanning those drawings, and this week I am in Singapore with the Urban Sketchers Symposium, and staying on to do some drawing in […]

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Dalvero Canson Pads

Check your local art store – the Artboard location pads from Canson featuring four of the Dalvero Academy artists have arrived! Above is the watercolor from Amsterdam I did that is on the cover of the, of course, Watercolor pad. :) So nice, and the paper is wonderful too. Other pads are: Canva Artboards, cover by […]

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For Nepal

  The recent 7.8 earthquake to hit Nepal is a tragedy of huge proportions. In response, the illustrators of Studio 1482 have created art to raise  money on behalf of the victims. This fundraiser is our effort to support the international appeal for funds by CARE, a leading humanitarian relief organization. We’ve selected CARE because […]

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American Illustration

Happy to announce that the image above was awarded by American Illustration to be included in the Chosen category in their most recent illustration competition. It was one of 215 from 9175 submitted, makes me feel good. Thanks, AI! The illustration, of the Seattle’s Pike Place Market, is part of a large campaign that I […]

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Scooter at the Society

Had a great time drawing the surrealistic fashions of Scooter LaForge at the Society of Illustrators the other night. Lots of great patterns, hand painted fabrics, outlandish shapes, and fun eighties-inspired graffiti looks. Scooter himself was pretty down-to-earth, funny, and smart; so that helped too. He described his fashion influences as a mixture of Elsa Schiaparelli and Basquiat, what a […]

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