Happy Winter! It's raining outside but I can make it snow. Using Flash, I've turned my painting into an animation. Here's a sneak peak into my new children's book story, "The Forest", written and illustrated by Christine Kornacki. View my animation video Here.Read More
New painting finished! Here’s my latest painting, in homage to the amazing J.K. Rowling and the wonderful world she has created.
12.5” x 17”
Oil on Masonite
One of my Thesis paintings, “Winter”, was accepted into the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, Illustration West 54 Competition. I am deeply honored to be included in this exhibition.
This competition was juried by Doug Alexander Gregory, Anna & Elena Balbusso, Rebecca Guay, Steven Hughes, Thomas James, Davis Mack, Lauren Panepinto, Jon Schindehette, and Esther Watson. It will be exhibited with other accepted international artists.Read More
I finally finished designing my logo. Over the years I have become a bit of a tea aficionado. My logo embodies both my love for painting and tea, the two things you can find in my studio at all times.Read More
Check it out! My agent, Christina atCATugeau: Artist Agency interviewed me about my experiences so far in getting my Masters degree at the Hartford Art School Low Residency MFA in Illustration! Read to find out why I'm getting my Masters, why I chose this program, and some of my inspirations. Thanks Chris!
Read below or see the full article Here.Read More
I’m excited to finally share a series of paintings I’ve been working on. These are for a children’s book story that I’ve written. Here is the first sneak peek of my story...Read More
Wabi-Sabi is a Japanese word representing the beauty of all things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.
I've been challenged to a weekly sketch initiative! Every Monday I will do a small oil painting from life. I have an hour time limit and I can only use big brushes. This week I toned my board with my usual Raw Sienna. This is week #1.
Here's a video of 57 minutes of me painting condensed into 34 seconds.Read More
After an amazing demo by illustrator C.F. Payne, I got to try out his painting technique! It's a fascinating combination of acrylics, watercolors, oils and colored pencils. Here's the process:
8" x 10"
Acrylic, Oils, Watercolor, Colored Pencil
Here’s my newest painting! In this painting I really wanted to re-explore an old theme of mine that shows books coming to life.
Inspired by my recent trip to San Francisco, I fell in love with energy and life of the city. I imagined traveling through the city and "carrying" all my literary friends with me.
THE READING TROLLEY
19” x 12.5”
Oil on Masonite
My new painting is finally complete. It’s a mock cover for the book “A Little Princess.” I experimented a lot with color and atmosphere in this painting. The snow was a new challenge for me and I had a lot of fun painting it.
“A Little Princess”
12” x 18”
Oil on Paper on Masonite
Meet Scout, the newest member of our family and my helpful little studio assistant. She’s learning the ropes fast. Pretty soon she’ll be preparing my boards for me.Read More