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20th Anniversary

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This year is the 20th anniversary of my transition from design into illustration! It has been a great twenty years with so many wonderful client experiences and crazy changes in the industry. Back in the old days, I illustrated completely by hand, using acrylic paints, graphite, ink, paper and lots of glue. Yum! Though my methods have since changed, I have an extensive archive of lovely mementos of that early analog process.

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The Yarn Pyramid

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 A slyly amusing and lovingly produced riff on the classic Food Pyramid, dreamed up and designed by my talented neighbor and friend, Karen Templer. Was fun to illustrate these icons in a style to evocative of an old-school educational poster. more>

It’s Science!

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I’ve had the pleasure of working more this year on science images than ever before. These assignments tend to have slightly different goals than the typical editorial piece, in that there is an emphasis on conveying information in an accessible way. I relish the research on new topics, reaching an understanding of the content and trying to synthesize it visually. more>