Alchemical marriage of the stag and unicorn

Alchemical marriage of the stag and unicorn

Two trendy animals, the stag and the unicorn. Even back in the middle ages, when alchemists mixed metals in hope to make gold. The unicorn stood for mercury and the stag sulfur. But it wasn’t just about metals, it also had the psychological meaning of uniting opposites (and bringing change in the process). Most stories use this […]

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Life is brighter with music

Life is brighter with music

This poster celebrates music and the pleasure it brings to life, especially when played with others. I repurposed it from a poster designed as entry for the Topanga Banjo Fiddle contest (see the original poster design here).

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The best of Santa Barbara

The best of Santa Barbara

Have you ever been to Santa Barbara? It’s a fun place to visit (or live in) and only a couple hours drive north of Los Angeles. Though I’ve been there several times my understanding of the city is a bit distorted cause I always end up in the same favorite spots: Stearns Wharf, State Street, D’Angelo […]

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We’re so good together

We’re so good together

Taking an online class? There’s a facebook group with that! Since I started my journey in illustration I must have joined at least fifteen private groups (probably more). It sure keeps me busy, but I don’t know that I would have made as much progress in my art without all the inspiration, tips and cheering that […]

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Turning a new leaf

Turning a new leaf

I like that expression, turning a new leaf. There was this friend I had that used to say it a lot. And even if I had not heard it before it wasn’t hard to guess what he meant. I just had to imagine a bunch of leaves flying all over the place. I think a lot of people […]

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