Thursday, December 15, 2016

We’re having a very snowy day in Cleveland!

This image illustrates my plans for the weekend - bring home the tree, decorate the house, and prepare for family to fly into town for Christmas!


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Ten Little Ladies, flitting and skidding, twirling and whirling over the ice!

Surface design ©AGC

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

A Christmas scene I designed and illustrated for American Greetings. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out! Imagine black flocking with gold metallic details.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
-Thomas Campbell

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Hello, October!

'Tis the season to share some of my favorite Halloween designs!
Can you tell I really like patterns?


Thursday, September 29, 2016

Gallery Opening tonight!

Hey, I did a tiny interview for Cleveland Scene Magazine!

The American Greetings Fine Art Show opens tonight from 5-9pm in our brand new Creative Studios in Westlake, OH.

Come see two floors of galleries full of literary pieces and artwork (including one by yours truly), enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and live music! Open to the public.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Little Family

Paint, color pencil on cut and layered paper.

Getting away from the computer and creating completely by hand usually takes longer, but the process is cathartic and the happy accidents that occur out of my control always give it a little something extra, even in a simple piece like this.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Feeling the love today.

My little son said "I love you," to me for the very first time this morning, and I'm all smiles.

Artwork ©AGC

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Inspired by New Orleans blues, here's a romantic illustration I designed for American Greetings. ©AGC

Friday, July 15, 2016

It's been a rough month.
I think we could all use some extra love today.

Hang in there, friends. ❤️

Monday, July 11, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

For Father’s Day, I put my fledgling watercolor skills to the test and tried my hand at a small painting for my dad. It doesn’t quite look the way I envisioned, but I really enjoyed working on it, watching the colors flow into each other, trying to remember my white spaces while allowing happy (and not so happy) accidents to occur. It’s not terribly good, but at least the sky seems cheerful and the cabin feels cozy with a friendly moon hanging overhead.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Father's Day illustration for American Greetings. ©AGC

Father's Day illustration for American Greetings. ©AGC

Father's Day illustration for American Greetings. ©AGC

The treehouse my dad built for us some 20 years ago is still standing strong in my parents’ backyard. I don’t climb up very often these days, but I’m looking forward to the time when my own son will be able to clamber up among the leaves to spy on the lizards and squirrels, and survey the neighborhood and the sky from the treetops.

Here is another one of my favorite illustrations celebrating Father’s Day, for American Greetings. ©AGC

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Another illustration in the spirit of celebrating Father’s Day with a nod to my love of camping, which is connected with so many favorite memories of my own dad. ©AGC

Big Dipper & Little Dipper

In celebration of Father's Day. ©AGC