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Cover Goodnight Plymouth
Cover Goodnight Plymouth

Goodnight Plymouth will be a 6" square board book for the tiniest people and their grownups. The book takes readers on a journey through Plymouth from dusk to dark...everyone is falling asleep...even the statues!

Cover for Goodnight Plymouth
Cover for Goodnight Plymouth

The Plymouth waterfront as seen from the harbor at twilight. The Mayflower is all spiffed up to celebrate Plymouth's 400th birthday. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Map of Plymouth
Map of Plymouth

Painted for the book Goodnight Plymouth. Acrylic on watercolor paper.

The view of Plimoth Plantation
The view of Plimoth Plantation

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. We start our journey at Plimoth Plantation, an outdoor museum with the recreations of the Wampanoags' and Pilgrims' settlements. Little lambs drift off to sleep. Acrylic on watercolor paper

The Plymouth Grist Mill
The Plymouth Grist Mill

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. Once known as the Jenney Grist Mill, this is the first working mill in New England, still works today. Herring are jumping around the mill. Acrylic on watercolor paper.

Entry to Brewster Gardens
Entry to Brewster Gardens

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. The entrance to beautiful Brewster Gardens, a sweet walk from the ocean to the Grist Mill. The gardens are full of statues, flowers, trees, ducks and herring in the brook. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Massasoit
Massasoit

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. The statue of Massasoit stands atop of Cole's Hill overlooking the harbor and Plymouth Rock. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rock

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. Plymouth Rock, much like the Mona Lisa in Paris, is high on tourists' "must see" lists - and often is a bit of a surprise.

The Mayflower II
The Mayflower II

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. The Mayflower flies over Plymouth Harbor in your child's dreams! Acrylic on watercolor paper

Plymouth Harbor
Plymouth Harbor

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. You can catch a whale boat, eat fresh caught lobster or just sit and enjoy an ice cream at Plymouth Harbor. Make sure to look for the cormorants airing out their wings while sitting on dinghies. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Main Street
Main Street

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. By sunset most shops are closed on Main Street...making way for the busy restaurant scene. Molly is too pooped to shop, anyway! Acrylic on watercolor paper

Forefathers' Monument
Forefathers' Monument

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. Off the beaten track, the Forefather's Monument stands so tall you can see her from the ocean. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Bug Light
Bug Light

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. In the harbor stands a small, but powerful lighthouse guiding sailors safely into shore. Watch out for the rocks and the seals! Acrylic on watercolor paper

Creatures of the Deep
Creatures of the Deep

Painted for the book, Goodnight Plymouth. Plymouth is perched on the Atlantic Ocean. Stellwagon Bank is a short boat ride out. You'll find Humpback whales out there, and stripers, cod, dogfish, jellyfish, lobsters, crabs, scallops and starfish closer to shore. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Small Footprint
Small Footprint

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. The snail reminds us to leave a small footprint on the earth. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Ocean's Camp
Ocean's Camp

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. The Right Whale is an endangered species. Kids learn how to take care of our oceans so all the creatures can thrive. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Water Camp
Water Camp

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. The camel conserves water better than any other animal. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Critters Camp
Critters Camp

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. The frog and butterfly teach kids so much about the wonders of nature, encouraging them to help all critters thrive. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Earth Science Camp
Earth Science Camp

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. The ant and the worm are our dirt farmers, churning the soil to keep it healthy and vital. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Woodlands Camp
Woodlands Camp

Painted for Green Faith Kids Camps. Trees are so important to our planet. They clean the air, they house insects, birds and animals. Even as they die, they feed the soil they have lived in. Acrylic on watercolor paper

LEO the Lobster
LEO the Lobster

For three years Leo welcomed visitors on the waterfront in Plymouth. He was part of a 29 Lobster Roll exhibit. He and his friends are available in puzzle form in every shop in Plymouth! Acrylic on fiberglass - with a good amount of car sealant!

Cover Art for ALEX The Vacatio
Cover Art for ALEX The Vacatio

Painted for the book, The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Casey the Cricket Delighted
Casey the Cricket Delighted

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation

Planning by Committee
Planning by Committee

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation

Molly the Moth's House
Molly the Moth's House

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation.

What a Surprise
What a Surprise

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation

Molly Chats With Casey
Molly Chats With Casey

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: the Vacation.

In Search of the Vacation
In Search of the Vacation

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation

Eureka! They Found It!
Eureka! They Found It!

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation.

Camping Under the Stars
Camping Under the Stars

Acrylic on watercolor paper. Illustration for The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation.

Picnic on The Hill
Picnic on The Hill

Acrylic on watercolor paper. My favorite illustration from the book The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Vacation. I want to be there with them!

Partridge in a Pear Tree
Partridge in a Pear Tree

Painting for Holiday Boutique Poster for the Plymouth Center for the Arts.

Cover Art for ALEX
Cover Art for ALEX

Acrylic on Watercolor paper. The cover art for "The Tales of ALEX the Cape Cod Ant: The Birthday Surprise"

Sunrise on Peters Pond
Sunrise on Peters Pond

Acrylic on Watercolor paper. Illustration for the book, "The Tales of Alex the Cape Cod Ant: The Birthday Surprise"

Lotta the Ladybug's House
Lotta the Ladybug's House

Acrylic on Watercolor paper. I had a lot of fun coming up with homes for Alex the Ant's friends! This is where Lotta lives.

ALEX in search of friends
ALEX in search of friends

Acrylic on Watercolor paper.

Casey the Cricket Lives Here
Casey the Cricket Lives Here

Acrylic on Watercolor paper.

ALEX caught in a storm
ALEX caught in a storm

Acrylic on Watercolor paper.

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ALEX Hiding scbwi lo res.jpg
ALEX Found His Friends...oops!
ALEX Found His Friends...oops!

Acrylic on Watercolor paper.

Quite the Surprise!
Quite the Surprise!

Acrylic on Watercolor paper.

Reading on the High Seas
Reading on the High Seas

Poster for the Plymouth, MA Public Library Summer Reading Program. The Mayflower and the Right Whale make this poster even more localized. Acrylic on Watercolor paper

Close up Mayflower
Close up Mayflower

Detail from the poster for the Plymouth Public Library. I turned the sails into book pages. And it is a painting of the Mayflower replica which is moored in Plymouth Harbor, MA. Acrylic on watercolor paper

Close-up Right Whale
Close-up Right Whale

Detail from poster for the Plymouth Public Library Summer Reading Program. The Right Whales are found in the oceans just off the South Shore Coast of MA ... especially in the month of April. Such an awe inspiring sight! Acrylic on watercolor paper

Close-up Banner.
Close-up Banner.

A little hand-lettering for the poster for the Summer Reading Program at the Plymouth Public Library. 2014 Acrylic on watercolor paper

Whimsy by the Sea
Whimsy by the Sea

Mermaid painting. Acrylic on Watercolor paper for client.

Bridal Shower Invitation
Bridal Shower Invitation

My little girl is getting married! Let the fun begin! I worked with her Maid-of-Honor to create this whimsical view of her in a teacup for her upcoming Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Bridal Shower!

Hats Off to the Arts
Hats Off to the Arts

Acrylic on Watercolor Paper for the Plymouth Center for the Arts as they celebrate their 5th Birthday.

Henry
Henry

Watercolor on Paper My bait to catch a children's book job. The title of the book was to be "Henry Talks to God"...I got the job, thank God!

Joshua Talks to God cover
Joshua Talks to God cover

Acrylic Painting on water color paper. Ink overlay. Cover illustration for the book "Joshua Talks to God."

The New World
The New World

Acrylic on Paper Inside front and back cover for the book, "Joshua Talks to God".

Joshua's Rainy Day
Joshua's Rainy Day

Acrylic on Paper Illustration for the book, "Joshua Talks to God".

Josh Jumps for Cover
Josh Jumps for Cover

Acrylic on Paper Illustration for the book, "Joshua Talks to God".

Joshua in the New World
Joshua in the New World

Acrylic on Paper Illustration for the book, "Joshua Talks to God".