#10: Palms

#10: Palms

Although it can take a long time to get them right, flowers and trees are some of my favorite things to draw. Green things–palm trees especially–are a balm for the soul, as is the ocean. Put them together, you get...
#9: D. Johnson & Kitten

#9: D. Johnson & Kitten

When I asked friends what kinds of illustrations they would like to see, (interesting op-eds, celebrity portraits, anything really) I got a request for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. There was no suggestion that a cat be incorporated, but those giant shoulders...
#8: Hibiscus

#8: Hibiscus

I took some photos of a gorgeous hibiscus plant near my work and took a stab at drawing it. Little did know that there are literally hundreds of different hybrid cultivars of this ubiquitous tropical flower, but a little research has lead me to think this is a Spin...
#7: Pop Art Selfie

#7: Pop Art Selfie

I started this a while back while fooling around with ideas for a graphic resume, and today it exploded on screen into a full-on Warhol-induced Pop Art regurgitation. As you can see, no one has ever accused me of being afraid of...
#6: Khokhloma Typography

#6: Khokhloma Typography

For these posters announcing a concert series devoted to the works of Mussorgsky, I found visual inspiration in the decorative motifs of the Russian folk-art style known as Khokhloma–rich colors and swirling florals on black laquer… opulent and...