Category Archives: Illos

Made in Japan…now on Etsy!

Just wanted to let you know that I’ve just opened up a shop on Etsy! To check it out, just click right here! Or click on the link to the right in the sidebar!👉 It all kind of came about … Continue reading

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changing it up…a little

Before starting the dog portrait commission recently (see previous post here), I had the urge to paint more pet faces. I realized I had painted quite a few doggies (which I have really been enjoying), but decided to change things … Continue reading

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pet portrait commission

I was commissioned to paint this pet portrait as a memorial for a very cute doggie who recently passed away. Labs always have the sweetest and happy looks on their faces. After the recipient received the painting as a gift, … Continue reading

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Couldn’t resist…

After painting Curly and Finn a few months ago (see previous post here), I decided to paint my two family dogs! Gus and Meshak were the best little guys! So different, but each had so much personality! We got Gus as … Continue reading

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Painted Pets

  I wanted to give a special gift to a friend, but couldn’t think of any good ideas. Another friend suggested I paint a portrait of his cute little dog, Curly! It was so much fun to paint him! I … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Cake Kick!

Here’s another illo I did for a friend of mine who celebrated his birthday in April. He used to get his exercise by being trained in Kung Fu by Shaolin monks! Pretty impressive! So, I decided to combine the two … Continue reading

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March Madness

When March came around this year, I realized that I know a lot of people celebrating their birthdays that month. So, since I finally have a Wacom tablet that works properly, I decided to do birthday illos for some of … Continue reading

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Glamour and a Haul Pass

This is going to be a mashup of sorts…my first Haul Pass entry, but in a style that pays homage to one of my favorite artists I had growing up. First…what’s a Haul Pass? It’s basically something I’ve seen while … Continue reading

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Fun With Faces

(mouse over image above to see sketched version) I started sketching some faces, then thought of trying a little experiment–I wanted to use an identical head shape for all the different character faces, then add simple little touches here and … Continue reading

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Germs

Here are some freelance custom illosI did for a client. It’s kind of bittersweet to talk about them because although I’m happy with the way they turned out, it was not fun when the client decided not to pay me … Continue reading

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