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The Selected Adventures & Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The Selected Adventures & Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Win some, lose some, I guess. I am a big fan of the Folio Society, so this year I entered the House of Illustration/ Folio Society Book Illustration Competition, for which entrants create three interior illustrations and a cover design for the chosen book- this…

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Selected for Society of Illustrators 60!

Selected for Society of Illustrators 60!

So excited! My cover for the 2018 Scribner paperback edition of Jesmyn Ward’s beautiful novel Where the Line Bleeds has been accepted by the Society of Illustrators for their Book & Editorial show (Jan 31 – Feb 24, 2018) and the Illustrators 60 Annual.  Thank you…

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The Lioness Project: The Night Witches

The Lioness Project: The Night Witches

Instead of a lioness, this time, we have a pride. The Soviet 588th Night Bomber Regiment was an all-female squadron of fighter pilots who harried the Nazi forces so much that the German soldiers called them “Nachthexen,” or “Night Witches.” The regiment took it as…

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The Lioness Project: Queen Lili’uokalani of Hawaii

The Lioness Project: Queen Lili’uokalani of Hawaii

This lioness was a gifted musician and composer. She was also the last and only Queen of Hawaii, and relinquished her throne to save her people. “Never cease to act because you fear you may fail.” —Queen Lili’uokalani Lili’uokalani was born Lydia Kamaka’eha on September 2,…

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