Collaboration with World Market

I love seeing my illustration and pattern work on great products. And, whoa. Was I ever proud and happy when I saw an entire tableaux of wonderful things emblazoned with my work. I walked into World Market and of course beelined for the HobNobs and Teapots [mama loves a spot of afternoon tea]. And when Read More

There’s a card for that…

Want to express the sentiment that you are so happy your friend exists in this world to be all outdoorsy and campy and wilderness trekky? There is a card for that and it was designed by me, and can be spotted at a Trader Joes near you.  

I heart you more than moonbeam boots

And that is saying a lot because I love my moonbeam boots to the moon and back.    

We are all giving you a hand!

Hey valentines, I am giving you a hand. You are fantastic. Yes, you! Standing o! I hope you can hear me because I’m talking to YOU.

Editorial Illustration: Apples and Women’s work

I illustrated this absolutely lovely, fall appropriate and gratitude inducing story for The Rumpus by Liz Lenz.   This story is just so so wonderful. I can feel the fall sun on my shoulders and see the golden hour light when I read it. It is a joy to read this in contrast to all Read More

Illustration Collaboration with the Pirates of 826 Valencia

How much fun was it to work with the finest pirates in the land over at 826 Valencia? It was so much fun, I’d walk the plank to work with them again. They more or less gave me free conceptual and illustrative reign and I came up with a calendar featuring wild creatures doing hilarious Read More

Inspiration in my hometownland

In May I submitted some invoices and cleared the work-decks for a trip in and around my home state of Tennessee. To re-visit the complicated south that I grew up in and my family and their homes can be an emotionally trying thing, but it is important and necessary to breathe this air whenever I Read More

I came here to slay

To slay all day.  

Time Capsule Sketchbook

What a whirlwind spring so far! The winter months just tiptoed away and here we are. In mid-April, I finished a major project after a few months of head-to-desk heavy involvement and then we got on a plane to Croatia. Split Croatia was such a deep blue water and clear warm breeze sky place. I Read More