Posts Tagged ‘illustration’

Green New Deal Art

Just a quick post to announce the Creative Action Network’s Green New Deal campaign, launching today. I’m super happy to be part of this effort to raise awareness, through art, about our climate, economy, and infrastructure. Each sale helps support independent artists and the Sunrise Movement, an organization dedicated to stopping climate change and creating new jobs…

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Talking to the furniture

Two weeks before the midterm election, I repurposed one of my illustrations – a little girl holding a red balloon – to create a new illustration that would encourage people to vote. I’d just heard a story on NPR about all the reasons people who are eligible and able to vote in the U.S. don’t.…

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The anatomy of being stuck

Stuck - Unstuck Pets

This is the first post in a series of illustrated posts exploring  the ways in which we all, occasionally, get stuck in our lives (professionally, creatively, personally). These posts are based on conversations I’ve been having on the topic – a lot of them, online and off – and my intent here is to share with…

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An art-behind-the-scenes post

It’s been a while since I did a behind the scenes art-in-progress post, so let’s do one now! A while ago I stumbled on this quote from poet/writer Lucille Clifton, which I loved and felt inspired by: What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else. I wrote it on…

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On art, and leaping, and pirate-assassins

As of July 22nd, I have sixteen original watercolor illustrations on exhibit in downtown Livermore. It’s exciting news and I want to tell you how it happened in a story that has everything – pirate-assassins, car crashes, dastardly deeds, heroism, and a sparkly emu named Jasper. Are you ready? Okay, let’s do this! Once upon…

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