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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and off we go!


  This is an accurate account of today’s job description. Woke up to an iphone on fire. Figuratively. My sibling email thread to determine who brings what for Christmas feast got sidetracked when my younger brother announced that the Chicago Tribune (my local paper but I’m a New York Times reader, ahem) had a great …

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