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Picture Book Diary · 2W ago

Autumn in the Air

Autumn in the AirAutumn brings its beauty with its colors and its excitement with the upcoming holidays. It's easy to get inspired at this time of year to create a piece reflective of Fall, ...
Picture Book Diary · 1M ago

B is for Beagle

B is for BeagleComing up with ideas for the letter B is a tough one. What works to make that shape?I also get many requests for dog illustrations. So I stepped up to the plate to give it a t...
Picture Book Diary · 1M ago

Bird Song

Bird SongSometimes I get inspired by a quote or verse that I like as opposed to coming up with another illustrated letter. This time I got inspired with a spiritual verse.  I must confess, I...
Picture Book Diary · 2M ago

H is for Hummingbird

H is for HummingbirdWahoo! A new letter H!H is for Hummingbird and Hyacinth too!Have to say, I had to strain my brain on this one!The newly created design is available as a pillow and more o...
Picture Book Diary · 2M ago

N is for Neptune - Update

N is for NeptuneYep, I am at it again.I looked at a design I did a while ago, as shown below, and it did not look quite finished. It did not quite pull together for me.I guess that what happ...
Picture Book Diary · 2M ago

M is for Monkeys

M is for MonkeysHere is my new creation that I added to my letter M collection and for all letter M fans.M is for Monkeys and Melon too! Inspired by the fun of Summer and monkeying around.Be...
Picture Book Diary · 3M ago

Restyle! The Letter S

S is for Seal and StarfishPart of my job in my career as a greeting card designer was to give fresh looks to older designs that still had good bones. It was to give new life or a second wind...
Picture Book Diary · 3M ago

Review and Redesign: Flowers in a Teapot

Flowers from the Garden:Flowers in Teapot with BirdYes, I am at it again.When staring at my artwork on the walls of my tent in summer art festivals, I start to think this one or that design ...
Picture Book Diary · 3M ago

T is for Train and Train Trestle

T is for Train and Train TrestleI listen to potential clients. TRAINS. I heard it more than once.So here is a new letter T that features a Train that hopefully appeals to those who have sons...
Picture Book Diary · 3M ago

Evolving Design

P is for Pretty PoppyWhen sitting in a tent at an art festival selling my art, my art falls under my ever critical eye. This design has now gone under a second change. It was like I had not ...