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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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#22 S’MORE ART LESSONS

When I illustrated two FSI ads and a back panel for Honeymaid graham crackers, I received my highest fee ever for a single painting. I was paid $7,000 each. There was a huge amount of pressure creating these illustrations, because the deadline was outrageous. They were completed within three days! Solving the textural puzzle for graham crackers was fun. Colored pencil allowed for the “roughness,” and light toothbrush spatter was also part of it. I sometimes used an eraser to lighten and “roughen” up the texture, as well. Continue reading

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