m wood pen

freelance illustrator: have pen, will travel

The life of a freelance illustrator is akin to being on a permanent job hunt. My cottage industry, started on a whim, is a proverbial revolving door, with projects and new clients flying in and out, delivering a query, a challenge, some inspiration, plenty of enthusiasm and eventually, a check in the mail. Whimsy, luck, …

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I never identified as being a Creative. That pool of humanity always seemed slightly out of reach to me, totally separate from how I viewed myself during my first few decades of life. I remember slotting artists as an intimidating and brooding set of people that, both avidly and dismissively, hung around professors, galleries, theatre …

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