Rose Illustration

Telling your story with powerful imagery

Telling your story with powerful imagery The old expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” is widely attributed to Frederick R. Barnard, who published an article commending the effectiveness of graphics in advertising, in 1921. The same notion most definitely applies today in all forms of advertising and content marketing. The most impactful marketing…

Creative Children

If you want to be more Creative…

  If you want to be more creative, you need to think like a child Have you ever noticed that almost every child LOVES to color or draw pictures? There is no preconceived notion of their own abilities – most do it for the sheer joy of being creative… because it’s FUN. When do children…

Bottoms Up

"Bottoms Up" is inspired by a I photograph I took while kayaking near Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks. It was done in oil on 24" x 12" canvas. I took continuous photos throughout the process to create the time lapse video at the bottom of the page. As you can see, I generally work in a "layered" approach…

Hummingbird

Summer Visitors

  Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds Summer is definitely in full swing – which brings a renewed sense of activity from returning visitors. I feel fortunate to live in a somewhat rural area where the wildlife is plentiful. One of my favorites is a family of ruby-throated hummingbirds that seem to return each year to feed from our…