• The Little Trick-Or-Treater

    The Little Trick-Or-Treater

    This year, I didn’t need any convincing to enter the 5th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest. Working within the “weensie” constraints was a great experience for me last year. I had to give it a go again (and I couldn’t resist doing a quick little illustration for #Inktober 2015 as well). As most of you know, I’m primarily an illustrator and have […]

  • Reflection: A 1930’s Snow White

    Reflection: A 1930’s Snow White

    Do you know what the enemy of “good” is? It’s “better.” A little about the piece: This piece is “Snow White and the Queen.” I’m continuing on my theme of fairy tales set in the early-ish 1900’s with a more theatrical Art Deco, old Hollywood setting. I wanted to keep a little of the light = […]

  • Prize: The Sword In the Stone

    Prize: The Sword In the Stone

    This piece was finished for Illustration Friday and Illustration Age’s challenge word, “Prize”. It is the boy, Arthur, and the Sword in the Stone. That’s a prize, right? — Excalibur and the throne of England! I really wanted this completely done for IF but life happened and it was after midnight, EST on Thursday so […]

  • Enchanted: A 1920’s Cinderella

    Enchanted: A 1920’s Cinderella

    Sometimes when you’re tired, you do and say dumb things and then you *facepalm* and groan and hope you didn’t screw up too badly. I really need to get the littlest Jaegerling’s sleep schedule and my own to be better aligned (he’s two. what can I say?). Anyway, Penguin childrens’ book art director and mentor Giuseppe Castellano hosted […]