Caricatures and realistic illustrations for invitations, celebrity roasts, signage, holiday cards, event programs and ads featuring radio and television celebrities, CEO’s, local politicians, and corporate big-wigs.
Clients: Cornish and Carey Commercial Real Estate, KGO Newstalk Radio, PAMF, and KICU TV 36.
Proud as a Peacock
Freehand preliminary sketches and computer generated final art were commissioned to create elegantly etched glass and stemware.
Clients include: Slant Designs, Neiman Marcus, and Coldwater Creek.
Soft watercolors that showcase food for menus, ads, brochures and websites.
Clients include: Stanford Park Hotel, Stars Restaurant, Whole Foods, Prescott Hotel, The Jr. League MidPeninsula, and Kuleto’s.
A Touch of Whimsy
Illustrations for children’s books, prop designs, TV storyboards, and newspaper articles.
Clients include: The Picture People, Central Printing, Menlo Park Nativity School, Jackie Haugh author, Country Mountain Riders, Hoody’s Peanuts, Pine Mountain Lake News, Palo Alto Art Center, Western Appliance, and COIT.
Detailed line drawings have been used in brochures, blueprint elevations, flyers, ads, and posters.
Clients include: Los Gatos Shopping Center, Hyatt Regency-Sacramento, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Armadillo Willy’s Restaurants, and Willow Glen Historical Association.
Products with Personality
Bold Graphic designs and humorous illustrations for mugs, ceramic plates, serving pieces, and handbags.
Clients include: Coldwater Creek, Stir, Slant, Cost Plus, Target, Walmart, Mervyns, Gumps, Dillards, Crate & Barrel, Kate & Sara, Office Max, and Starbucks.
It’s a Package Deal
Package designs for BBQ sauces, seasonings, bottled water, locally brewed beer, wineries, epicurean delights, custom gift boxes, ceramic serveware, crayon boxes, greeting cards, CD covers, corporate giveaways, and crystal stemware.
Clients include: Dillards, Essential Entertaining, Slant, Woodside Brewery, Coldwater Creek, Marinovich Wine, Lazeez Foods, Armadillo Willy’s, and The Picture People.
More than just a Form
Unique and bold designs for a retail manufacturer specializing in ceramic, porcelain, glassware, pet and home decor, and crystal. I provided all of the illustrations, designed the shapes, created the camera-ready art and production specs for the factories, and designed custom packaging.
Clients include: Slant, Cost Plus World Market, Dillards, Stir, & Gumps.
She’s a Little Bit Country
Commissioned artwork in various mediums such as watercolors, Adobe Illustrator, colored pencil, and pen and ink. Various clients needed to promote their business, illustrate stories, add flair to a newsletter, or create interest in a flyer.
Clients include: The Sierra Cowgirls, Indian Hills Ranch, Pine Mountain Lake Equestrian Center, Bay Meadows Racing Association, Twin Springs Ranch, Country Mountain Riders, and John Mares Equine Dentistry.
The Art of Production
For every illustration that I have created, I have provided the camera ready art as well. With years of experience, I have directed photographers in photo shoots, retouched images in PhotoShop, created print-ready artwork in Quark, InDesign, and provided logos and vector-based art digitally in Illustrator. With every project, my work is complete with factory specs, printer’s instructions, and extreme attention to detail.
Freehand illustrations were produced for invitations, magazine articles, posters, art for websites, package design, sales materials, and catalogues.
Clients include: Gumps, Slant, CostPlus World Market, Dillards, Formation Inc., Sonora High Wildcats, Assured Relocation, and KICU TV36.
A New Slant on Design
A complete in-house line called Slant was designed and branded. Packaging, ads, trade show booths, sales collateral, corporate identity, website, and catalogues were produced. The company’s sales increased $1.65 million in the first year utilizing my illustrations, designs, production skills, and marketing experience.
Featured articles on Slant: This exclusive product line appeared in publications such as Coastal Living, Wine Spectator, Traditional Home, Bridal Guide and on the prestigious websites of Metropolitan Home, and Elle Decor.