sewing story seeds in the imagination of children and those who still find wonderment everyday
Children's Book Illustration
Some examples of my latest projects. Please contact me for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
I designed this cover for the Russian folk tale “The Gigantic Turnip” which I adapted to take place in a sea-side village. I did this as part of the “Children’s Book Illustration” class with Lilla Rogers and Zoe Tucker in 2017.
The fisherman's wife
Character development for The Gigantic Turnip
Pages 1-2 spread for "Gracie Brave" published by Mindstir Media
I was the illustrator for this independently published picture book. I worked directly with this authors who found my work via Instagram.
We were a collaborative team, working to develop this full-color picture book, market it to the audience they defined and edit it for a youth market.
They have hired me to design their logo for the foundation associated with this book.
They have secured me as the illustrator for their emerging second book of this series..
Page 3 of "Gracie Brave"
Black and white illustration example
Character development for a children’s story I wrote about a cracked tea pot who goes on an adventure to find her value as a damaged but none the less, treasured tea pot.
Grandmother character development for tea pot story I wrote.
Cover for "The Sugar Plum Fairy's Adventure"
Fictitious book cover assignment given by Lilla Rogers Children’s Book Illustration contest.
detail - Arapawa Goat
example of hand embroidery on tissue paper layers, a technique I developed.
Botanicals and Bugs
Advent Calendar Kit
Designed and assembled by me
wooden glow forge ornaments
I designed and hand painted these wooden ornaments laser cut by a Glow Forge printer. These are two of ten designs I currently have.
Posters I created for the Gracie Brave fundraising campaign.
Student assignment: Photoshop collage illustrating a Thoreau quote as a commentary on climate change.
Digital Portrait: Lilla Rogers
Student assignment: create a portrait of our hero using only Adobe Illustrator.
Environmental Graphic Design Project
Student Assignment: Design wall graphics for a study room in the college library. These are my inspiration and mood board proposal slides. Influences included local flora and fauna, forests of New England and a local here: Henry David Thoreau.
Focus Wall: "Forest Portal"
Logo Design for a juice bar in Saratoga Springs, NY
Student assignment: design a logo for a fictitious juice bar in Saratoga Springs, NY. I invented the name, color palette and logo design.
Web Design mock-up of Juice bar website
Student assignment: mock-up landing page for fictitious juice bar website.
Welsh Tea Shop Logo
Welsh Tea Shop Logo (2)
Mock-up of a Welsh Tea Shop loose tea box.
Ad campaign for a Numerologist client
Client wanted an ad campaign for her online presence and to rebrand her services. Her sales have increased 3x since the campaign launched.
Public Service Announcement Poster
Student Assignment: Design a PSA Poster for a cause near to our heart. I chose Children’s Grief Awareness Day as I have been a children’s grief facilitator for five years.