Loon & Water Lily Tattoo Design

An old friend asked me to design a tattoo for her with a diving loon and water lilies with an art nouveau flair. She sent me some inspiration pictures and the loon’s wavy wings were taken from one of those pictures. Unfortunately I don’t know who the original artist was so I can’t credit them. Read More

Polar Bears Staying Warm

  Here’s some polar bears trying to keep warm. Illustrated in watercolor and pen. The winter here in Minnesota has been unusually mild so far. We’ve only had a handful of days get down to what I’d call “normal” for us. That’d be around the single digits, down to about -10F. We’ve had so many Read More

Watercolor Narwhal

  This is another result of watching too many nature documentaries. Even some of the nature docs like to call them “the unicorns of the sea.” They are really fascinating creatures though so I can see why so many people love them. I personally find myself loving all the arctic sea creatures. It’s amazing what Read More

Watercolor Baby Harp Seal

I love drawing cute things! I watch a ton of nature documentaries too so I feel like it’s only natural that I keep painting cute animal pictures. This is a baby harp seal which you’ve probably seen pictures of before.   So cute! I couldn’t resist painting that happy face. It’s very much winter in Read More

Raspberry Island Plein Air Watercolor Painting

  It got cloudy towards the end, but overall it was a nice day to paint on Raspberry Island. I’ve been trying to do more plein air painting this summer so there will be more posts soon with the other paintings I’ve done. I used watercolors primarily. I added some finishing touches later with gouache Read More