Back to School, Hand Care, and Birds

It’s back to school time! I hope everyone’s kiddos have a great transition back to school! I recommend Ryan Higgin’s book We Don’t Eat Our Classmates! You can check it out here. Since the last update, I’ve had the pleasure of working on a few portraits and drawings. Then my hands ached and I tookContinue reading “Back to School, Hand Care, and Birds”

The Joys and Stings of Gardening

Another month has passed! Ack! It goes by so fast! Since my last post, I decided to officially take a month off from work and just be outside as much as possible. I had a long list of things to accomplish in the yard and work just made me frustrated and unhappy lately. A breakContinue reading “The Joys and Stings of Gardening”

Album Cover for Mike Phirman’s ACTIVITY BOOKS

I was really excited to work with Mike Phirman and illustrate the cover for his latest album, ACTIVITY BOOKS. Mike is an ideal client, he’s funny, nice, communicative and a joy to work with. This was such a fun project, and Mike’s songs are really great! He has some really great videos by different artistsContinue reading “Album Cover for Mike Phirman’s ACTIVITY BOOKS”


Focusing is difficult these days. I find myself spending a lot of time making these sort of lone characters having quiet moments in broader brushstrokes. Its become my meditation practice and keeps me from overthinking everything. Or maybe it gives me space to think. I dunno, I may need to think about that.