Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Royal Wedding

A new Google Doodle today, very sweet and fairytale-ish. Though I have no opinion on the English royal family and certainly am not a fan, I do wish the couple the best. I mean, they’ve got a lot not to … Continue reading

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They Cook and Draw

I came across a really cool site today. Brings together both my ‘loves’ – art and food. Check this out. They Draw and Cook is a supposedly a food site where all the recipes have been hand or digitally drawn. … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Illustration

Lately, well for the last 2 years now, I’ve been very intrigued by art journals. Lots of artists do it regularly and I keep telling myself I should too. The most recent one that I’ve spent literally hours over, belongs … Continue reading

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John James Audubon. Painting birds.

Today’s GoogleDoodle celebrates 226th birthday of John James Audubon (1785-1851). Even if you don’t know his name, and I didn’t, you’ll have definitely seen those paintings of birds someplace. This is from Wikipedia. “John James Audubon was a French-American ornithologist, … Continue reading

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Royalty free micro stock

Another image approved over the weekend. Which makes it just 4 in April so far. As opposed to 22 planned. Ha, ha, ha, ha!! It’s is a re-created version of this one actually. I get a huge thrill out of … Continue reading

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Logo & Packaging Illustration

Ever since I got active on this site, I’ve been digging back into old emails, and getting back to old clients asking for some reference of illustrations I’ve done for them. In the past, I might ask for a complete … Continue reading

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Quentin Blake

These days, I find myself browsing the children’s shelves in bookstores just to check out the illustrations. But long before I even recognized book illustration as something exciting and separate from a book, or a whole career in itself that … Continue reading

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