I am currently working on a book project with Dr. Kate Armstrong at the New York Botanical Garden on the subject of Medicinal Flora of Myanmar. I am designing the image plates and will be creating original artwork and scientific illustrations for the book.
My work includes a wide range of projects in various fields and industries. I approach every project with the same enthusiasm, professionalism and attention to detail. If you have a project you would like to discuss with me please see my contact page to get in touch with me!
Solitude River Trips
This artwork was created as a T-shirt design for the Solitude River Trips company in Idaho. I worked with one of the company owners to create illustrations that would surround their logo.
I created the artwork first and then placed it in the composition and sent multiple color options as requested by the client. I cannot wait to see the T-shirt printed!
San Francisco Orchid Society
I was asked by the Society to create a line of orchid themed cards to be sold as sets at their annual Pacific Orchid Exposition!
I made four original watercolor pieces which were then used to make the sets. These sets are also available for sale through my website!
I was approached by the musician behind Ruby Sparks to create original album artwork for his upcoming release of his album.
The project consists of three separate images for two singles and the EP. After receiving a description of the his artistic vision, I put together sketches for each piece. After getting the "Okay" I began work on the piece with the quickest turn around time. I am currently working on the second piece and have completed sketches for the third as well.
I worked with Dr. Bobby Garcia to create a series of illustrations of gynecological surgical techniques to accompany his thesis project for his residency.
The illustrations depict various surgical techniques for labiaplasty and hymen reconstruction. After studying the materials Dr. Garcia sent me to understand the techniques, I first completed sketches. Once the sketches were approved for accuracy by Dr. Garcia I continued on to the final artwork done in pen and ink and then worked with Dr. Garcia to create the final plates to be used in his thesis which he hopes to have published!
For this long term, ongoing project, I receive a list of objects to be drawn which are then used in exams for children.
I am currently in my second contract with the company who commissions this work and it is always exciting to get the new list of drawing subjects! Through this job I have been able to draw all kinds of animals, objects and characters I would have never have thought to draw myself.
After I send each batch of drawings, they are reviewed and I make any necessary changes or edits. I then scan and clean up all images to ensure they are ready for print.
I completed twelve original graphite drawings based on menu items at the Bobcat Diner in California. I was responsible for the artwork, editing and layout of the menu.
I worked closely with the restaurant owner to create the exact images he had envisioned for his menus while working within the style that had already been set before I was added to the project.
This gallery includes the menu images as well as sample pages of the completed menu to display my illustrations and layout.
Working closely with a researcher at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, I am in the process of creating scientific illustrations thermobia. These illustrations will be published in the next edition of this researcher's book.
These images were constructed first by using a camera lucida attachment on a microscope to capture the accurate proportions of the insect. I then created in habitus drawings from these proportions to create images that look as if the insect is alive. These initial drawings are now being rendered using the carbon dust technique on white color aid paper.
This is my first experience drawing within the field of entomology and I am enjoying every minute of learning from this project.
This project is still in progress and is being completed on a volunteer basis under the tutelage of the aforementioned researcher.
I was contacted by a member of the board for the Bedford Audubon Society in Bedford, NY on a Thursday Morning and asked if I could create an illustration of a "happy mockingbird" by the following Monday and I immediately jumped on the opportunity.
I completed multiple revisions on the image to be sure the client was happy with the final product, following the initial prompt. I spoke to the client regarding the purpose of the image and how to best fit the context of the project in terms of composition and medium.
This project was done on a volunteer basis for the invitation to an upcoming event at the time.