My Top 12 Free Fonts for Designers

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Design, Freelance, News, Tutorials | 2 Comments
My Top 12 Free Fonts for Designers

With so many good free resources on the web, it’s tough to get your hands on everything you might find useful… and that’s why I made this little font roundup, called “My Top 12 Free Fonts for Designers.” You’ll probably find most of these in any designer’s toolbox already (I use a lot of these […]

Illustration Friday – MIRROR

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Freelance, Illustration | 3 Comments
Illustration Friday – MIRROR

This is from Petunia Pepper’s Picture Day, when she finally gets tired of taking bad school pictures and vows to have a picture this year that everyone will want! Petunia Pepper is also a fun little app.

New Black History Portraits

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Freelance, Illustration, News | No Comments
New Black History Portraits

As you may have seen on my twitter or Facebook feeds, I’ve been busy with my pencils again lately, doing portraits of a few more Black History figures (see the others here and here). Some were Canadian, some American, but all have a common bond in that they’ve done great things for humanity. Some of […]

Black History Portraits In Action

Posted by on May 26, 2011 in Freelance, Illustration | No Comments

You might remember the Black History portraits I finished up a while back…. Well, in addition to the calendar they were originally commissioned for, Warner Press decided to use a few of them for their new batch of bulletin designs. Here’s a quick pic of the designs after a press check print (making sure colors […]

One of my faves

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in Freelance, Illustration | 4 Comments

When you revisit a project after stepping away from it for a while, you inevitably see things you would probably do differently a 2nd time around. I often take breaks from stuff I’m working on just to get it out of my head for a while, then come back and look at it with a […]

Trading My Pencils for Cupid’s Arrows

Posted by on Feb 17, 2011 in Freelance, Illustration | One Comment

Here’s a portrait I was asked to do for my brother-in-law’s girlfriend — he gave it to her for Valentine’s Day this year. 1… 2… 3… AWWWWWW. She said it was the “Most AMAZING Valentine’s gift ever!” I guess that means it was a hit. Happy Valentine’s Day, lovebirds.

Canadian Black History Portraits

Posted by on Dec 23, 2010 in Freelance, Illustration | 6 Comments

If you had told me earlier this year that I’d be wrapping up 2010 by drawing portraits of a dozen African-Canadians, I probably would’ve chuckled, for I am very much American and about as white as it gets. But alas, that’s exactly what happened. It was a great project — I got to focus on […]

Create Your Own Vintage Wrinkled Paper Icons in Photoshop

Posted by on Nov 8, 2010 in Design, Freelance, Social Media, Tutorials, Web | 3 Comments

If you’re anything like me, you’re a big fan of all the free sources out there offering icons, graphics, textures, etc. etc. etc.  They come in very handy when you need to add a little extra somethin’ to your designs and don’t have a lot of time to do it manually.  But today, friends, I’m […]

Illustration Friday: Racing

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 in Freelance, Illustration | 5 Comments

This is from a book I recently illustrated called Petunia Pepper’s Picture Day, where our heroine Petunia is racing to save an old lady’s poodle that’s zigzagging through traffic.  It’s a dramatic crescendo to Petunia’s already hectic day!

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