Book Illustrations for Rodale Press

A while back, I got an assignment to create some book illustrations for a book on natural agricultural practices that Rodale press was putting together. The designer, Chris Gangi, is a prominent art director with whom I had worked previously at Garden … Continue reading

How To Illustrations – Magic and Music

Music and magic are really just to sides of the same coin. Magic offers some amazing opportunities for how to illustrations as an illustration can remove the distractions of the real world and help focus on the action in the … Continue reading

Illustrations for a Mystery Series

I recently visited the island of Aruba with my wife, to celebrate our anniversary. While there, I was able to fit in a good book,”The Ruby in the Smoke”, by young readers author Philip Pullman. Several years ago, I was … Continue reading

Illustrating Books

Pucker up! Valentine’s Day is approaching. This pair of beauties was commissioned for the Quirk Publishing release, “Kiss & Tell” (A Trivial Study of Smooching). Here’s how it looks in print:   You might consider the work an Amuse-Bouche of sorts. … Continue reading