Colored Pencils on Day 15

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

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

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 …

Draw An Owl

Reading Posters

Today & tomorrow I’ll show you a couple of older READING Posters. This one is from 2006, and most every year I painted one for librarians and teachers to purchase for their classrooms. In order to encourage their students to read more. They are also available from my Zazzle Shop. Here’s a link to Draw An Owl, have fun drawing …

Green or Red Tractor?

A few years ago I Illustrated a book and needed a tractor for the story. This first picture was in the beginning stages when I realized there was just too much green for my liking… So I ended up using the one below. A bright red tractor. Here’s a coloring sheet of  a Tractor to download, print and (using crayons, markers or …

Day 10: Frogs

I have done a number of frogs for different things, but this first illustration was for a book that I was asked to illustrate in 2005 and then,   unfortunately;  the book never got published. ya win some, ya lose some. But, here are a couple of frogs: and here’s a note to study how to draw a frog. Well, here …

Gone Fishing

Day 9: Day of FISHING. I have never been fishing in my entire life…but, someday I’d like to try. But, I have had the opportunity to draw people fishing a couple of times. Here are three of them: Here’s a link to DRAW A FISH! …..and another to DRAW A FUNNY SHARK!  Have some fun with your kids & draw!  -Rose PS: …

Eight Days A Weeek!

Day 8 of our Month of May Event! The event is not really anything special, but simply a bunch of my illustrations…mostly pretty old ones that we haven’t seen in a while…some good, some not-so-good. (and always there’s a DrawPage). This is from one of the I wanna Be Me Books. Just a fun little picture of two little bugs playing …

Raccoon Day

Wow, we’re at Day 7 of Memories & Illustrations Event – a month long series! A few years ago there were a couple of raccoon babies we found in one of our apple trees. We’ll call today Raccoon Day. We kept seeing them night after night, and had to assume that something must’ve happened to their mom.  Because they were …

Rose PhD.

Day 6 of Illustrating Memories Month Here is a part of an illustration I did in the book: Andy Goes to the Aquarium.   You can find it on Amazon or check it out right here.   In one part little Andy has to talk to the manager of the aquarium, so I drew the manager in a medical uniform to …