Saint Louis, MO
Working with publishers, designers, and product developers throughout the world, I create fun art for books, curriculum, magazines, packaging and all kinds of kid-friendly products.
I am proudly represented by Lemonade Illustration Agency https://bit.ly/2YMR336
7915 East Yorkshire Drive
St. Louis, MO 63123
Art & Whimsy Blog
Young Readers Covers
I enjoy all my work, but I'm particularly excited when called upon to illustrate a Young Readers cover. Also known as Middle-Grade Fiction, the books assigned to me are humorous tales with a wry twist. I've done a number of them for acclaimed author Greg Trine, who...
Scales On a scale of one to ten, my musical knowledge is perhaps two. I play guitar, and sometimes pretty well, but I'm mostly a self-taught amateur who has a decent ear for chords. My only real foray into serious playing is that I like to learn new scales. I learn by...
The Fun Frontier Our granddaughter started Kindergarten last week. One of the first things to ascertain from a five year old is "what they want to be when they grow up". Her career choice is "Space Teacher". The school took a photo of her holding a blackboard...
Happy Days I've been involved with planning a grade school reunion. High school reunions are more common, but in recent years grade school reunions have gained popularity. I won't say what year, but the illustration might get you in the neighborhood. Hint: Go-Go...
New and Improved?
A New Me All my social media, website, and portfolio sites were branded with a photo of me beset by a green bird (see below). The selfie was taken several years ago, upon which I added the whimsical avian upon my shoulder. Responses were great and it served well. I...
I’m No Einstein, But . . .
Smart People I read biographies. I'm fascinated by lives, and sometimes imagine myself in the shoes of those I study. That wasn't easy to do with Albert Einstein, whose Walter Isaacson bio I recently finished. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, but had little grasp (to...