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 have even more of an appreciation for writers now that i’ve begun the daunting task of this blog: it’s no piece of cake. for the last week, i’ve felt like someone took a paint scraper and removed every shred of creative thought from my head. literally.  all gone. granted, what remained was a …

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i’d like to think i’ve planned out everything.  and then i take a look at any of my 39 years worth of diaries, and realize that whatever plans i may have conjured up, they’ve all gone whistling in the wind. i do, however, feel, just like the gang sings in ‘west side story’, that something’s …

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