Heart of Flowers

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My youngest granddaughter decided to completely redo her bedroom. That included painting over the murals I painted which were a bunch of frogs doing things all around the world. Actually, she inherited the Frog Mural from her brother when she took over his room (see the link below). It seemed natural that for her birthday […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

On the Phone

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Many years ago I caught my wife off guard by taking a random photo while she was minding her own business talking on the phone. I loved her smile and decided to do a drawing. I post this now because January 27 would have been our 49th anniversary. Click on image to enlarge. Pencil on paper, […]

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″