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#53 MY NUTS WERE LIKE DIAMONDS

I’m coming out of my shell to share one of my nuttiest jobs! But seriously, this was a really fun post for me. Continue reading

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#52 BEING OPEN

Being open are two simple words that have had a huge impact on my life. Creating “Illustrating My Life” gave me such an expansive feeling and the connections I made with people who found my blog were inspiring. For me, that was priceless! Continue reading

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#51 THE YOGURT WAS CREAMY, TILLAMOOK WAS DREAMY

My illustrations adorn at least thirty labels of yogurt for Tillamook Dairy Company. Working for them is definitely dreamy! Continue reading

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#45 A MEDLEY OF PORTFOLIO ILLUSTRATIONS

I have enjoyed sharing about my illustration career. On this blog there are almost 2,000 images. I find the blog format fascinating, as my stories about my illustration career “unfolded” in their own way. I had no idea when I started … Continue reading

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#44 SOME UNUSUAL AND USUAL ILLUSTRATIONS, PART 3

I have enjoyed sharing about my illustration career. On this blog there are already over 1,500 images. I still have many projects remaining that I could write about. For this post, I have an assortment of jobs that range from early in my career to very recent. On the most recent assignment, I am proud to say it was completed digitally and no original artwork exists. Of course, I did not “paint from scratch” on my computer, but I created my image by assembling elements scanned from prior illustrations and “reconfigured” to match in a unified composition. Continue reading

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#43 ILLUSTRATING YOGURT MADE ME CULTURED, PART 2

For this post about yogurt, I am sharing the illustrations that I did for Darigold. Since I have most of the original paintings for this project, I have provided many close-ups. Certain flavors required more design development and my line drawings indicate how the illustration was cropped. Continue reading

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#42 ILLUSTRATING YOGURT MADE ME CULTURED, PART 1

I have illustrated many flavors of yogurt for different companies over the course of my art career. I had so many images that I decided to break this up into two posts. What was fascinating for me about illustrating yogurt, were the “trends” I encountered. I illustrated some unusual flavors and often more than once! I even illustrated packages for companies that were competitors.
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