Tag Archives: illustration

The Ink Nest

Some more of my designs are available on The Ink Nest now. (Thank you to Sabina!) The Ink Nest site is so very lovely. When I am feeling uninspired and blah, sometimes I will go to the site and breathe … Continue reading

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In a Magazine

I’m happy to announce that an illustrationĀ I did a while back was just published! It is for a new magazine called Urban Nature, issued by Kyotogakuen University Kimizuka Laboratory, 2014. You can purchase the magazine hereĀ (Amazon Japan). The magazine is … Continue reading

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Doodle of the Day: Craving Apple Cobbler

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Procrastinating

When there is too much desk work waiting for me and no time to paint, I can’t resist my paintbrush. And of course, the minute “painting” becomes something I must get done (like deadlines, anyone?), I lose the paintbrush and … Continue reading

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2014 Calendar

This year again I was asked to paint some illustrations for France-ya’s company calendar. I like this job. This year’s theme was “shops and stores found in France.” Here’s February and May. And the calendar’s cover.

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Waltzing or Kissing?

A recent painting:

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Map of Kyoto’s Open-air Markets

Here is a map I made of open-air markets in Kyoto. This was for the Make Art That Sells e-Course, although I didn’t make it during the course. I had no idea maps were so fun to make! I’ll need … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaners

I’ve been working on an illustration job for a dry cleaners company here in Japan. Here’s a cut that didn’t make it.

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Christmas Cards (from the Make Art That Sells e-Course)

The online “Make Art That Sells” e-Course taught by international illustration agent Lilla Rogers is now in session B. Which I’m taking! Part A of this course was super exciting, fun and inspiring–and equal amounts challenging and frustrating. The thing … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Water-Soluble Pens

Well it started with, “oops…” But then I started experimenting with the effect. Kind of like it.

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