love.

love.

a portrait of me and my feline companion, Chibi.

if we go, we go together.

if we go, we go together.

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

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.

dream academy.

dream academy.

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

back to school.

back to school.

Revisiting the Dream Academy characters and taking them on an adventure.

spellbound.

spellbound.

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

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.

best friends.

best friends.

children know furry friends are the best friends.

duet.

duet.

Two reluctant friends making music together.

troubled waters.

troubled waters.

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

entangled.

entangled.

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

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.

head space.

head space.

an illustration about the power of music.

lightning strike.

lightning strike.

getting ready to bring the heat.

after school adventure.

after school adventure.

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

this is our city.

this is our city.

with all the negativity lately, it felt good to create an illustration that celebrated diversity, pride and positivity.

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.

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.

soulful sprite.

soulful sprite.

A forest faerie staying centered.

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.

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.

lily, the flower girl.

lily, the flower girl.

your friend, lovely as a lotus.