Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Four years later....

What if you could step back and see the full value that challenge has added to your life? You would seek it out endlessly. ~Ralph Marston  greatday.com

Yesterday I realized that just 4 years ago I was getting ready to quit my job so I could attend school full time and finish my degree in graphic design. That time in my life feels like so long ago but then it doesn't seem like so long ago. Looking back I would never have guessed that I would be in the middle of illustrating 3 children's books four years later, but that's what I'm doing! 

I just finished the first one about four horses. The author was a pleasure to work with. My clients have been extraordinary. I really am so grateful.
Finished illustrations for The Tale of Josephine Rose: A Horse's Magical Neigh

Next on my plate involves a little bee and a disgruntled pig and then a precocious little girl who loves math. Both should be lots of fun. 

Drippy Daffodils

6 x 6 in. watercolor on Aquabord Daffodils are one of my favorite flowers and dozens of little clusters have been appearing in my yard s...