Here Comes Santa Claus

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This was for a kid’s magazine story (somewhere around 2002-03, I think) The little girl sitting on Santa’s lap gets bubble gum all through his beard..Santa has a dilemma because he needs to have his beard on Christmas Eve (obviously, LOL). So, he gets lots & lots of whipped cream to save-the-day!!!! By using the whipped cream to look like …

Another Day of Fishing

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I found these old photos of a series of drawings and paintings that I did for a magazine article about some guy fishing. I took photographs of my husband, and used them as models. The only things that I have from that project are these little snapshots of the finished illustrations. They’re small and fuzzy but…you can get an idea …

Colored Pencils on Day 15

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It’s Day 15 of my Walking Down Memory Lane Month. Well, these aren’t really all that old of a memory , I think maybe 2012-13…but…it’s no secret that I love colored pencils. and… I found these really cool little ART CARDS, they make them in watercolor paper, and illustration board and others…but the one that I found so much fun …

For the Birds

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The above painting was for a book I illustrated and the one below is from a wedding card. You can Draw A Pretty Blue Bird, click here for the DrawPage. Have fun drawing & coloring with your kids. -Rose PS: Send me a scan or photo of you & your kid’s drawings, I’d love to see them and add them …

Read a good poster

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Here it is the 13th day of Illustration Month & the second day of Read Posters. Well, here is a painting from back in 2008: Which was turned into a educational poster to motivate reading. I have been inspired to get back into the habit of making a new one each year. But, here is a link to get one …