the wild blue.

the wild blue.

Fin, the merman and friends.

glimmer from a dark sky.

glimmer from a dark sky.

an homage to the anime shows I grew up with.

art is the answer.

art is the answer.

art is so important in child development. helping with motor skills, language development, decision making, visual learning, inventiveness, cultural awareness and improved academic performance.
 

harvest hares.

harvest hares.

the harvest moon brought something unexpected to the hares, the power of speech.

dream academy.

dream academy.

she majors in magic, while her pixie friend is a minor distraction.

spellbound.

spellbound.

a young witch getting a little carried away with her magic.

best friends.

best friends.

children know furry friends are the best friends.

head space.

head space.

an illustration about the power of music.

mouse thief.

mouse thief.

probably as close as I will ever come to drawing a still life. sympathetic, small animals are a favorite subject of mine.

entangled.

entangled.

in 2016, I was diagnosed with a form of lymphoma. the demon represents the cancer, while the IVs create a web.

troubled waters.

troubled waters.

even when things seem peaceful, you never know what’s lurking below the surface.

if we go, we go together.

if we go, we go together.

an imaginary book cover. this one starring me and my kitty, Chibi.

lightning strike.

lightning strike.

getting ready to bring the heat.

running buddies.

running buddies.

training for the Boston Marathon can be a challenge, during the winter in New England. but having a a friend along can help.

after school adventure.

after school adventure.

imaginary book cover, reminiscent of Nancy Drew. I like drawing people with animal companions.

love.

love.

a portrait of me and my feline companion, Chibi.

left behind.

left behind.

Inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince. I did the original sketch after seeing the trailer of the upcoming animated film.

hold on.

hold on.

friendship between people and their animal companions, is something I like to draw. in this case, a comforting kitty, after some unpleasant news.

almost home.

almost home.

an illustration of the Boy with the Big Blue Hair. one not featured in the actual book.

flick.

flick.

a quirky character idea. inspired by some of the old Harvey comic characters, like Hot Stuff and Casper.

forest friends.

forest friends.

nature and animals are two of my favorite subjects.

the wonderful wizard of oz.

the wonderful wizard of oz.

chapter opener for the classic book. done for the 2014 NESCBWI conference art show.

story time.

story time.

trying to capture that special moment.

drifting, falling.

drifting, falling.

a serene, seasonal moment.

first snow.

first snow.

hurry home, to your furry friend.

warm & fuzzy.

warm & fuzzy.

what better way to start the day?

head in the clouds.

head in the clouds.

who wouldn't want to take a ride in the cat balloon?

dragon kid.

dragon kid.

high school is hard enough, without looking like a little demon.

above it all.

above it all.

revisiting the dragon kid character. and gave him a hell hound puppy.

winter walk.

winter walk.

holiday card design.

the little league of heroes.

the little league of heroes.