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GUSTAV KLIMT LOBSTER
GUSTAV KLIMT LOBSTER

Inspired by the art of Gustav Klimt, I created this lobster tail for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle...but it didn't make the cut. So, I happily use it for my logo now.

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THE FEAST OF 7 FISHES
THE FEAST OF 7 FISHES

This Italian/American celebration on Christmas Eve is commemorated in puzzle form. Digitally painted for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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SARDINES
SARDINES

Sardines for The Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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SHRIMP
SHRIMP

Skewers of shrimp on a bed of arugula surrounded by a variety of cherry tomatoes. Made me hungry just drawing these! Digital painting for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL

Digital painting of oysters on a bed of ice surrounded by tangy capers. Painted for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle by Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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MUSSELS
MUSSELS

Digital painting of mussels on a bed of basil surrounded by crisp scallions. Painted for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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COD
COD

Digital Painting of twin cod on a bed of dill surrounded by baby red onions. (Cod is a traditional Christmas meal in several countries, including Italy.) Painted for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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SQUID
SQUID

Digital painting of a squid on a bed of seaweed surrounded by fiddle heads and peas. Painted for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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LOBSTER TAIL
LOBSTER TAIL

Digital painting of a lobster tail on a bed of lemons surrounded by mounds of caviar. Painted for the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle for Dashing Dan Puzzles.

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SOCKEYE SALMON
SOCKEYE SALMON

This frightful fella did not make the cut! Alas, he is not on the Feast of 7 Fishes puzzle, but was created in the process. Digital painting of a Sockeye Salmon over a school of salmon surrounded by caviar. (He was still fun to imagine and paint!)

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LOGO FOR PLYMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY PROJECT
LOGO FOR PLYMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY PROJECT

Line art of all things Plymouth for the Plymouth Public Library; sundry uses. My first experience creating line art in Procreate.

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FULL COLOR LOGO FOR PPL
FULL COLOR LOGO FOR PPL

All things Plymouth created for the Plymouth Public Library for a variety of uses. Done completely in Procreate.

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BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE TRANSPLANTED
BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE TRANSPLANTED

This little cartoon represents me...I've lived in 4 other countries and 5 different states in the US. I absolutely must bloom where I'm transplanted, since it happens so often!

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HELLO 2021
HELLO 2021

Created with hopes that 2021 would be healthier for everyone than 2020.

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KOBE BRYANT
KOBE BRYANT

Portrait of Kobe Bryant created in Procreate.

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GEORGE FLOYD
GEORGE FLOYD

I wanted to attempt a posterized portrait for this piece of George Floyd.

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JOHN LEWIS
JOHN LEWIS

In honor of John Lewis, congressman, statesman, activist.

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PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

Painted on the day Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the USA.

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VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS
VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS

Painted on the day that Kamala Harris became the first female Vice President of the USA.

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TIMOTHEE CHALAMET
TIMOTHEE CHALAMET

Painted for a digital art class I teach to teenagers, Timothée is my current students' heart throb! I did my best to capture him in his role as space prince, Paul Atreides.

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BRIAN
BRIAN

I painted this for my husband and his family. Sadly, his brother Brian passed away in November. An avid fisherman, I chose his favorite pond as the background. The ripples in the water represent a bass he's hoping to catch.

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SWEETER CEDAR
SWEETER CEDAR

Sweetest little boy you'll ever meet. My second grandson. (note to self: paint your first born grandson asap!)

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PLEASE WEAR YOUR MASK
PLEASE WEAR YOUR MASK

I created this little sweetie for my sister's business in Maui. Always with that Aloha spirit, she bids folks to please wear their masks during the pandemic.

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MY COVID BIRTHDAY
MY COVID BIRTHDAY

Lest we forget, we have all celebrated one more trip around the sun living in a pandemic. This was painted on my birthday in 2021. Happy Birthday y'all. Hoping for healthier years ahead.

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#cartoonme...NOT JUST FOR MILLENIALS
#cartoonme...NOT JUST FOR MILLENIALS

Had some fun joining the Instagram fad...#cartoonme

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FOX & CROW
FOX & CROW

I hope to be a life-long-learner. Attending classes via RISDCE. I've taken Children's Book Illustration twice, hoping to improve my skills. In this particular session we were encouraged to illustrate our choice of short story. I chose Aesop's Fable, The Fox & The Crow. Here's the cover, painted in Procreate.

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FOX & CROW pgs 4,5
FOX & CROW pgs 4,5

Two page spread for Fox & Crow, drawn in Procreate.

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FOX & CROW pgs 6,7
FOX & CROW pgs 6,7

Two page spread for Fox & Crow for RISDCE class, Children's Book Illustration

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FOX & CROW pgs 8,9
FOX & CROW pgs 8,9

Two page spread for Fox & Crow, drawn for RISDCE class, Children's Book Illustration.

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FOX & CROW pgs 10,11
FOX & CROW pgs 10,11

Two page spread for Fox & Crow, for RISDCE class, Children's Book Illustration. Drawn in Procreate.

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TITLE FOR FOX & CROW
TITLE FOR FOX & CROW

I love to dabble with design and lettering in particular. Had fun coming up with this for the title page of Aesop's Fable, Fox & Crow for RISDCE class, Children's Book Illustration.

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SLEEPY HOLLOW FARM, VT
SLEEPY HOLLOW FARM, VT

Continuing to learn new things with the goal of improving my children's book illustrations, I took another RISDCE class called, Creating Worlds, with James Frio. Great class for stretching me! Hoping to capture a misty Fall morning up in Vermont at Sleepy Hollow Farm. Chalk pastels in Procreate.

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KIDDY CAFE
KIDDY CAFE

What would your kids do if left alone in a quiet cafe?! Another homework piece for the RISDCE class, Creating Worlds.

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DEEP IN THE WOODS
DEEP IN THE WOODS

I've always loved trees and the idea of living in a tree house. I captured a bit of the wonder in this image for the class, RISDCE, Creating Worlds.

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WEIHNACHTEN IN HALLSTATT, AUSTRIA
WEIHNACHTEN IN HALLSTATT, AUSTRIA

Once upon a time, we lived in a beautiful land called Austria. Not often enough we would visit this tiny village built at the base of a glacier. Austria is magical at Christmas time...all the lights turning the streets a wonderful, warm golden color. I did my best to capture this memory in a piece made for the RISDCE class, Creating Worlds with James Frio (excellent teacher, btw!)

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BAILEY
BAILEY

Bailey has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I painted this for his momma.

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