Grand Memories – Reading

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It is always fun to read to your grandchildren. That made doing this drawing for Creating Grand Memories also a lot of fun. It’s pretty true to the original photo of my wife and grandson with some rearrangement of toys and books nearby. Click on image to enlarge.¬†Copyrighted Digital illustration

Rainbow Guy

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This is what happens when you let your grandson play on your iPad Pro. I think it’s pretty cool so I decided to share. Click on image to enlarge. Digital illustration

Grand Memories – Toy Box

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A few years ago I was commissioned to do illustrations for a book titled, Creating Grand Memories – A Toolbox for Today’s Grandparents¬†by Becky Yates and Charlotte Barnhart. I don’t think it’s available anymore. My line drawings were placed at the beginning of each chapter. I decided to, when possible, use photos from my own […]

Painting Fingernails

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This tender moment was captured during our church youth group’s mission trip. Click on image to enlarge. Water soluble pencils on watercolor paper, 10″ x 14″

Cyclops!

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Here’s another one of those posters I did with Marks-A-Lot to advertise the movies we showed the kids at the recreation center. The black ink is faded and the poster board is yellowing and stained. Click on image to enlarge. Felt tip marker on poster board, 22″ x 28″

It Came From Beneath The Sea!

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Back in my previous life we would show movies to the kids at the recreation center. This was before tapes and DVDs. Before Blockbuster, Netflix, etc. We’d use a biggo projector and actual 16mm film and show them on the wall until we built a homemade canvas screen. The kids would sit on tumbling mats […]

Learning to Swim

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An idea popped into my head: Baby fish start their lives already knowing how to swim, its instinctive. Human babies work on walking for months, even longer. What if you’re half fish/half human? I depicted a Mermaid Mom teaching her little boy how to swim. Do we call him a Merboy; a Merkid? Click on […]

A Day With My Son

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I’m sitting here alone with my grandson. It seems appropriate to post this drawing from the Archives: 1975. Home alone with my son. I finally wore him out. Did a quick sketch before he woke up. Pencil on paper, 8″ x 10″