314-504-3478
Saint Louis, MO

Working with publishers, designers, and product developers throughout the United States, I create fun art for books, curriculum, magazines, and all kinds of kid-friendly products.

Contact Ed

314-504-3478
7915 East Yorkshire Drive
St. Louis, MO 63123

Art & Whimsy Blog

Space Whimsy

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...

Reunion

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...

Matilda’s Woes

Work "Sweet is the sleep of the laborer, whether he eats little or much, but the full stomach of the rich will not let him sleep."  Ecclesiastes 5:12 This jives with my experience. Saturdays are often designated as my "work around the house day", which means yard work...

Autumn and Birds and Feet

The Birds I enjoy them. They're quirky, they bop around, yank live bait out of the ground, and they fly. I like almost everything that flies. Wasps, not so much, airplanes, yes! As Summer lingers, along with 90+ temperatures, we are looking forward to autumn. Even as...