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Children's Pirate Maze Illustration
Arrrggghh Matey! Here be a Children's maze illustration for a place-mat book. Publications International, ltd.
Library Brain Box illustration and design
Sometimes librarians need a box to organize themselves. This is that box. Demco.
Ladybug for classroom poster series
This is vector: Clean, bright, bold and able to be blown up and printed on the side of a building if you happen to need a hundred-foot ladybug.
Hop To It! Frog Pond Maze
Fun froggy-themed maze for children printed by Publications International, ltd.
Happy Birthday! Candles card
Nothing quite says "Happy Birthday" like a candle dance party on a cupcake. Vector illustration sold for greeting cards.
Happy Birthday Plate design and illustration
Here's wishing a very psychedelic birthday to you.
Good Luck! Children's maze and puzzle
Saint Patrick's themed children's maze fueled by the consumption of too much Lucky Charms. Publications International.
Spot illustrations for F'real Milkshakes
Here are some simple little pizazzy icons used for a F'real promotion.
In Photoshop there's a whole world of textures, effects, and tones that vector programs are just plain jealous of.
Vote for Books Poster
"Vote for Books" poster theme for Highsmith classroom products. One day, giant talking books will rule this great nation of ours.
Aloha classroom poster series
I daydreamed about illustrating from a tropical island while working on these images for a Hawaiian-themed classroom poster series. Highsmith.
"Now Showing at Your Library" poster
Illustration for Highsmith classroom products.
Illustration for Dewey Decimal Poster
This is one of eight whimsical images created for a Dewey Decimal poster series. Highsmith.
Punctuation Poster illustrations
Yeehaa! Some rootin' tootin' grammar learnin' posters for them rascals over at Highsmith.
Fact or Opinion- Smart Shopper board game
Mall-themed educational boardgame design and illustration for Highsmith.
Vintage style illustrations with that "Everything's just dandy!" retro-appeal. Art like mom used to bake!
Retro Woman texting w Word Balloon
So nice to be living in the future!
Bea and Buster's Bubble Burst game
Jeepers! Bubble gum scented cards too! Illustrating this game was the cat's pajamas! Fat Brain Toy Company.
Soda Jerk illustration for F'real Milkshakes
Who wouldn't want to buy a milkshake from this dapper-looking guy?
The Tex-Mex Grill and Backyard Barbecue Cookbook
A slightly retro/ vintage style Illustration for the cover of Robb Walsh's lip-smacking smorgasbord of tasty grill recipes.
Retro ad illustration for Eric Olson Jewelers
Holy Diamond Ring Batman! This vintage-themed piece ran as a full-page magazine advertisement.
Retro Housewives spots for Ventahood
Target Stores Gift Card
A real neato-keen tv-shaped retro Happy Birthday illustration for a Target gift card. The screen was printed with a 3-D raised clear plastic bubble.
Girl Sleuth Nancy Drew cover, Harcourt Books
Portraits for Cincinatti magazine article
Retro book illustrations
These swell vintage looking images were created for a handy-dandy book of thrifty penny-saving tricks called "No Money?, No Problem!" Weldon Owen.
Suburban Survival Guide, Cincinatti Magazine
Retro/ vintage illustration of an ambitious suburbanite and his well-stocked arsenal of warm-weather accessories.
Illustrations for board games, card games, novelties, toys, and other merriment-inducing products.
Math Noodlers game design and illustration
The fine folks over at Highsmith had me illustrate a number of educational games which were always a blast to work on.
Grammar Gumshoes game board illustration
Kid detectives navigate their way to closing the case by answering grammar questions in this educational board game from the nice people over at Highsmith/ Demco.
Nab Nana's Num-Nums game illustration
This fun game from the fantastic folks over at Fat Brain Toys comes complete with chocolate-scented cards! Yum!
Duck Soup, The Restaurant Game
Designing and illustrating this culinary masterpiece of a game was a treat from beginning to end. http://www.ducksoupgame.com
Food Fight game illustrations
"Food Fight" The Fractions, Percents, & Decimals Game is one from about 16 of these boxed sets I worked on for Edupress. Eight amusing characters illustrated for each box.
The Decider, Cleopatra illustration
I had a great time illustrating 24 famous characters for a series of "fortune-telling" games called "The Decider", produced by the fun folks over at Mental Floss.
"Witch Way?" children's maze and word search
Hansel!.. Gretel!.. HELP!!! This poor witch's powers don't seem to include navigating a children's maze!
"The Great Coin Caper" game
Design and illustration of game-board for A "Dewey whodunnit game". Highsmith.
Science Lab game box
I also had a whole lot of fun designing and illustrating three game boards to go along with this title.
Dr. Fizzy's Fabulous Floats game illustration
Game design and illustration for Fat Brain Toy Company. Cola-scented cards!
This graphic style is created from what scientists refer to as the "Ikea" or "Starbucks" side of the brain.
Internet Connection Illustration
Love and laptops make the world go around.
Internet connection Illustration for Entrepreneur Press.
This lovely illustration is of a confident mom, who has on the right protective underwear in case of an unexpected emergency! Really. I'm not joking.
Business related spot illustrations
These four images, seemingly influenced by the 1960s' Ultraman opening credits, were created for stock illustration and have been printed in various articles.
Love and Dating
Love can be tricky business. This poor young lady has the attention of many suiters... who apparently all have the same taste in suits.
Is it just me, or does anyone else have trouble following the math?
The digital natives are restless.
The Happy Couple
Full-page illustration for Wolters Kluwer article.
Where Companies Come From
Well, when a mommy company and the daddy company love each other very, very much...
Storyboards and Comps
Tight deadlines, coffee-filled all-nighters, and the smell of marker fumes..., Little has changed in 25 years except that now everything is done digitally and my brain cells have slowly grown back. Over 10,000 frames drawn!
Foodworld storyboard frames
Storyboard frames for a Foodworld grocery store campaign.
Carefirst storyboard frames
The classic and deeply moving story of a woman looking for her ear-buds. Digitally drawn in Photoshop.
Storyboard frames for Snyders Pretzels
This is where those two Snyders guys all began.
Storyboard frames for Shentel
...and some more Storyboard frames for Shentel
Storyboard frames for Digel
Frames for Maryland Lottery storyboard
"Painted" means it was either painted in the real world with real brushes, or in the digital world with a stylus and technology that I'm convinced was secretly handed to us by an advanced alien race.
I painted a dog, a horse, a bunny, a kitten, and various other happy cute little animals, all frolicking under a clear blue sky... and I'm still secure in my manliness. This one sold for a puzzle.
Santa Clause greeting card
Good 'ol Saint Nick and his peppermint stick!
Wild birds holiday jigsaw puzzle
Beach theme Christmas card illustration
Celebrating Christmas island style.
Billy Blip's Ship
Spread from a personal children's book project.
Letters to Santa greeting card
Santa Clause catching up on some light reading.
Identity Branding, stock illustration
Christmas Barn illustration
These animals have better tree-trimming skills than I do.
Characters and Mascots
Flamingos in grass skirts, monsters eating money, food in attack-mode... These are the fun projects!
Fiona Flamingo Character Mascot
This fabulous Fiona Flamingo character was created for a The Hospice of Wake County.
Money Monsters, The Money Counting Game
Here are a few silly characters from one of many fun games I had the pleasure of illustrating for Edupress.
Retro Character for Mr Booze website
Take two parts Fred Flintstone, one part vermouth, shake and serve.
Food Fighters game Characters
These eight rambunctious menu items were illustrated for "Food Fighters, The Fractions, Percents, and Decimals Game". Edupress.
Leukemia cell characters illustration
Illustrations for a booklet explaining to children the process of how cancer cells attack healthy cells.
Pot Bellied Chef logo
Sea creature characters
Eight underwater critter illustrations for "Subtraction Seashore- The Subtraction Facts Game". Edupress.
PitBoss mascot and logo
illustration and design for a device that calls you when your sump-pump isn't doing it's sump-pumpy thing.
Rock-N-Roll-bots! t-shirt design
This robot seems like he's having way too much enthusiasm over a lego competition.
This illustration was for a protective undergarment ad. Things happen after women have babies.
"Radcab" taxi cab character mascot
This funky taxi was designed for an educational poster series.
No creatures, critters, robots, or animated items here... just humans.
Confucious say, "Wise person contact Larry for all art needs."
Various kids for Vote for Books series
My "School-house Rock" upbringing is showing again.
Decimal super hero poster
One from a series of illustrated math-themed posters for Gilson Graphics.
Patrick Stewart's conflicting worlds
To boldly go, or not boldly go?... that is the question.
Kid Superhero illustrations
From a poster series of kid superheroes for Gilson Graphics.
Kid Super Heroes
...and a few more.
Series of famous historical characters
Some well-known history-makers illustrated for "The Deciders" game- a "fortune-telling" toy produced for the clever folks over at Mental Floss.
Languages poster illustration
This was one of eight images illustrated for a Dewey Decimal-themed poster series. Highsmith.
Billy Smart character
One character from "The Incredible Coin Caper" game. Highsmith.