"State of the art" character illustrations have been my focus of late. Each character was inspired by a state I love and know well. Enjoy!
I spend a lot of my time illustrating; but sometimes I switch into my cartoonist at work mode. Here's a sneak peek into my process...
My freehand drawn art is a form of meditation - a chance to practice being in the moment and setting aside my inner critic. Here's the result:
Creating simple perspective for cartoon illustrations is fun. Plus, your characters will be grateful to have an environment to inhabit, too!
My Bird Brain and Other Doodles from this Moleskine notebook spread represent a refining and simplification of my illustration technique.
Creating funny character art is a mental process. Keeping a sense of humility, empathy and humor is all part of the exercise, too!
My husband was the inspiration for my latest humorous character design series. I drew these freehand in ink in my Moleskine notebook.
These doodles from my sketchbook are part self portraits and part exercises in unlearning to draw. Needless to say, simplifying is key.
The message in my pandemic greeting card can be tailored to suit your needs. Here's hoping you're all wearing your masks and keeping cheerful!
Creating happy illustration art is not only my way of trying to give something positive to the world; it also lifts me up in the process, too.