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Hillbilly Tansu-000 and it Begins

Now that I have all of the pertinent joinery worked out and detailed, its time to tackle my first design.  This first iteration of the Hillbilly Tansu will be like most of my other projects, functional, clean lines and simple construction.   384 more words


Lawyer quits with artistic departure memo

Ever feel that your job is holding you back from what you truly want to do in life? Then you should read this creative departure memo that a New York City lawyer wrote when she quit her job at a law firm to become an illustrator: 237 more words


Book Birthday Interview: Dixie O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery by Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing mother and daughter team, Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy, to celebrate the release of DIXIE O’DAY AND THE GREAT DIAMOND ROBBERY. 768 more words

Hillbilly Tansu Handle Rail

Some, not all, but some, of my intended chest designs will require handles for lifting.  I could go the standard route and purchase handles.  Where’s the fun in that?   364 more words


Drawing Without (Really) Looking

This is my attempt at drawing without (really) looking. It’s kind of like blind contour, but with more cheating and marker sniffing. 


Illustrator Saturday - Colleen Kosinski

Colleen Rowan Kosinski has always been involved in creative projects. She is an alumna of Moore College of Art and graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Visual Arts. 1,909 more words

Authors And Illustrators

Battling Resistance in Illustration

By Diana Zipeto

At an art school critique many years ago, my figure drawing teacher told me, “Your drawings have improved, but you still need to do some inner work.” 696 more words