A freelance artist living and working in Michigan. My blog @ inkpaperstring.com follows everything I'm doing in my studio, updated twice weekly.
I specialize in doodling, drawing, illustration, painting.
Graphite drawing inspired by a photo of a shop in Venice, but with my own cats.
Drawing Prompt Submission
Another gouache painting with warm colors and an autumn theme
gouache painting of spring bulbs using spring colors and a limited palette. Gouache is so fun!
Digital drawing of the mythical elemental. Sketch in progress.
Digital drawing of the mythical elemental
A little grid of gouache paintings. I'm going to make these into stickers!
A little exercise in my sketchbook to create a non-narrative comic. Just graphite, digitally colored.
An illustration for a Grimm's Fairy Tale in a Moleskine notebook. This one is for a kind of obscure story called The Companionship of the Cat and the Mouse. Just graphite.
Mockup for a personal project close to my heart - tarot cards.
Graphite drawing in a Moleskine notebook - illustration for Grimm's fairy tale. I'm posting both the raw graphite version and the one I painted in Photoshop b/c I never know which I end up liking better!
marker and colored pencil from the sketchbook
Mixed media drawing. The sky can spread oppressively across a flat landscape like the meadows of the midwestern United States. In this drawing I wanted to evoke that sense as a backdrop for a trio of Weirds, soothsayers of folklore.
WIP in the sketchbook. Colored pencil, feeling like Springtime
Mixed media (pretty much every type of pen/marker I have is in these somewhere). Recovering from surgery last month, slowly learning to sit upright again, thinking about flowers. :)
Watercolor practice inspired by a Jan Mankes painting and recent weather.
Illustration of street performers based on antique photo (https://phono-optica.tumblr.com/post/90103610273)
Missing people watching in public, and the smells and sounds of a coffeehouse. Pencil drawing with some digital painting.
Illustration from the sketchbook in gouache, based on a color palette.