Through all the ups and downs in my early childhood, I always knew that I would find comfort and strength in my books. I wrote my feelings about books being my personal safety net in a post on my blog. I’m forever grateful to all my writer and illustrator heroes.
The Boy Who Lived
A chapter illustration for the best book series. Ever.
Pencil & Digital
Thisbe was my favorite character while watching Cinderella at the San Diego Opera so I had to paint her.
"I think I'll go and powder my octopus."
Pencil, & digital.
Little Shy Mermaid
The first day of school can be hard, even for mermaids.
“Do you think I am an automaton? — a machine without feelings? and can bear to have my morsel of bread snatched from my lips, and my drop of living water dashed from my cup? Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! — I have as much soul as you — and full as much heart!"