Friday, April 22, 2016

The Magic Mask

At the end of last year I was commissioned to do some illustrations for Pamela Stadnyk's book "The Magic Mask". This story follows Jade in a magical undersea adventure. It is a lovely storybook with amazing illustrations. (What, I'm not biased!)

I loved this commission because I got to work with an underwater theme and I love creating underwater art! I selected for you a few of the illustrations that you will see in the book. You can pick up Pamela's book here. While I do not get commission for this book I do encourage you to buy this so that I can work with Pamela on her next book! 


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Vengeful Half by Jaclyn Dolamore

I received this lovely post card in the mail a few weeks ago. I told Jaclyn that I'd post it when I got the info in the mail, but it got lost on my desk! Sorry Jaclyn. Here are the cards:

I was going to black out my address, but if you want to send me mail, then I won't deny you. Love that she added a couple drawings of characters from her book. I love getting drawings in the mail!

If you want to find out more about "The Vengeful Half" or any of Jaclyn's other books then check out her blog here: 

Also be sure to follow her on Twitter! I've been following her since the beginning of time and she always has something interesting to say: @jackiedolamore  

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Let's Talk Coloring Books!

It's almost too late to announce this, but I will be doing a Coloring Book presentation on May 7th at the Creative Ink Festival in Burnaby, BC! In honor of this I have a coloring page below that you are free to download and color. The Creative Ink Festival is an event to bring Writers, Artists and Readers together. Last year they were a 1 day event and it was fantastic!

My presentation, "Let's Talk Coloring Books", will be at 10:00am in the Grand Villa 2.  I'm working right now to get this presentation perfected for the event. I'll be talking about the popularity of coloring books, tools you'll need to create your own coloring books and ways you can use coloring books to promote your business. I'll leave 10-15 minutes at the end for questions. If you have any questions or comments about coloring books please comment below!

I also will be on a couple of panels for the event. May 7th at 1pm I'll be on the "Creating Your Ideal Workspace" panel. May 8th at 9am I'll be on the "What To Do When The Creative Well is Bone Dry" panel. I will also be available for coffee -- just let me know before the event.

The event runs May 6-8 at the Delta Burnaby Hotel. To find out more about the conference go here: There will be 68 presenteres at this event and so many fun things to do! 

Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre

4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 1C7 Canada