40

My 40th birthday came and went. Lovely and mellow, it involved ice cream, buffalo fries and family and friends. I keep wondering if I’m supposed to have some sort of epiphany or meltdown but so far everything’s great. I feel as though I’ve already worked through all the freak outs I’m supposed to have had…

Cloudy Skies Burned Clear

My illustration for “Cloudy Skies Burned Clear.” I was (obviously) inspired by Saul Bass’s brilliant poster for “Vertigo.” Whether the man pictured is the man in the beginning or the Narrator at the end I’ll leave the viewer to decide. Check it out over on The Story Shack. 

Angles and Lines

On my 3rd cup of coffee this morning. Reviewing the sketches for my maps project. Some I love & some are ho-hum. But hopefully the work as a whole will be strong. Yes, those are daffodils and ranunculus in an “Astroids” glass. Ranunculus win for the best “most ridiculous to modern ears” flower names. Daffodils, why are you so…

Mail Me Art exhibition and book launch

My Mail Me Art piece, “Power Animal,” will be at The Framers Gallery, 26 Windmill Street, W1T 2JT London, United Kingdom. The gallery will be open Tuesday to Friday from 10am – 5.30pm and 11am till 5pm on Saturday. All of the mail art will be on display and the new book will be available…

Design-It-Yourself Clothes~ the lovely world of Cal Patch

Oh hey, I’ve finally decided to use my Cal Patch book for something other than slash and spread tutorials. Those lovely marks on the wall are from where my husband used to store his bikes. We finally got a bike rack so I’m able to sit in front of the window! Karl is busy making…

back from vacation and new art! ~Jessica and the Rabbit

New illustration up over at the Story Shack! And yes, my lovely husband posed for this one. I had to climb on a chair because he is 6’2″ and even me being 5’9″ and stretching my arms up as far as I could, I couldn’t get the bird’s eye view I wanted.