Retired military officer Yermit

Posted by on Feb 20, 2016 in doll, Plush, sewing, Yermits

I had a request for a custom Yermit: “Could you make a Yermit with a grey beard who used to be in the army and is now just grumpy and sits around pondering stuff. I believe he would be most comfortable in pajamas and perhaps a house coat with his old medals on it. He […]

The Witch is Dead

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in bear, Children's book, Illustration, Painting
The Witch is Dead

Here are some new illustrations I’m working on. I wanted to work on some double page spreads, put more thought into the designs, and this seemed like the a good opportunity. There are some familiar characters, the friendly Attack Squirrel clan, who are celebrating the death of a very evil “care” bear. They are so […]

In space

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Children's book, Illustration, Painting
In space

My niece Rose is 4 and loves to draw. A girl after my own heart. I as visiting her before Christmas and we were drawing characters in space. Her version is, naturally, a girl in a beautiful princess dress, with a circle around her head to make the space helmet. I’ve been playing with my […]

New Yermit

Posted by on Nov 29, 2015 in Plush, Yermits
New Yermit

New brown skinned Yermit. Hipster. Or is his beard too short? Well he’s wearing a hat and hanging out in a coffee shop so what else would he be? He’ll be one of 5 that I’m making into gift cards.

New mailer

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015 in Illustration, Process, promotion
New mailer

My cards arrived this week for my next illustration mailer. I decided to mail out a package of three note cards featuring bear illustrations, with three envelopes. I also made up a flyer that has smaller pictures of the same illustrations, and on the back a different illustration and my contact information. That way, if […]

The Yeti meets The Wave

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in bear, Illustration, Yeti
The Yeti meets The Wave

Next instalment of the Yeti saga. If you remember back, The Yeti and his dog, Boots, had been travelling across the sea. The water starts to heave and swirl.

New Sweaters = New Yermits

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in colour, sewing, Yermits
New Sweaters = New Yermits

New sweaters, well new to me. Made a trip to Value Village this week on the hunt for Yermit makings, but limited myself to only buying something if it sang with sparks. Was happily successful. I think the blue one is handmade, so thanks so much to whoever made it, and apologies that I am […]

The bears were hungry

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in bear, Children's book, Illustration
The bears were hungry

More images not making in onto the portfolio page. Safe to say there are even more than this. I need a new animal. I have a series sketched out for this weekend that don’t involve the bear. He might even be doing something other than eating children.

Some I didn’t put on

Some I didn’t put on

Here are a couple of illustrations that I didn’t add into my online portfolio.  I figured I only need so many of the Red Brick Cafe’s in there, but I’m hard pressed to pick favourites so here are a few more. See more illustrations on my portfolio pages.