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1. Samples: “The Guided Path” Illustration

Below is a sample (in my cartoon-style) of a spot for the “Heartmatters” column I create illustrations for bi-monthly. All of these stories are uplifting and faith-building. I am blessed to be able to read this and then created illustrations to enhance the story.

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2. Cricket Magazine Illustration: “What’s Wrong?”

I love doing big, busy spreads with a lot of activity going on. This one was for Cricket magazine. See if you can find the sports-related “wrongs” in this illustration.

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(c) Cricket Magazine/Carus

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3. A Cartooning & Lettering Kinda Day

On (and off) the drawing board:

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4. Samples–“Wishbone”

I’m behind in sharing published pieces. Here’s a single-page spread that came out in the November ’14 issue of HighFive magazine. It’s fun to do the images for these fun, little poems!

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5. Mouse Sketch 1

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6. HighFive Magazine: “Watch Us Move!”

This is an illustration of mine printed in HighFive. Kids’ keeping active–with a little help from animals!

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(Copyright Highlights for Children)

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7. Paula: Karate for Kids!

Something on the drawing board...

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8. Samples: Cutesy Animals

Something on the drawing board. It’s fun to take a pic and distort it!

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9. Paula: "What I Learned This Summer" Cartoon

I enjoyed working on this cartoon for Group! The spread and take-outs, below...

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10. August ’14 Samples: “What I Learned This Summer”

I enjoyed working on this cartoony spread for Group! The spread and some take-outs, below…

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11. Samples: Late August Cruisin’

This was a fun piece–Fresh OFF the drawing board! I thought this befitting for late August. : )

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12. Paula: Late August Cruisin'

This was a fun piece--Fresh OFF the drawing board! I thought this befitting for late August. : )

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13. Halloween ’14: Haunted House

It’s been a while since I updated! Time to do so, and I’ll begin with a Halloween piece I worked on recently. The main piece and closeups are below. I can always add and tweak, but there is a time to call an illustration “Done!” Happy Halloween, everyone!

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14. Paula: Halloween '14---The Haunted House!

 
 

 

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15. Paula: On The Drawing Board...Dogs, Etc.!

I’m working on and finishing up a few projects, and all have a dog or dogs. Also, in different styles. Below are clips from the final or working toward final illustrations.

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16. Something New: Chirp & Soccer in New Zealand

Here’s something new that came in last week. I did a spread for Chirp magazine’s June 2014 issue, entitled, “Soccer In New Zealand”. It depicts a youth soccer tournament held in New Zealand called “Jambo”. I had a lot of fun putting this together, from depicting flags and soccer players from various countries. It has various puzzles to play, including finding things in the picture, as well as spotting balls that are NOT used in soccer. Off to the far bottom right are a few little informational facts about New Zealand. After drawing this, I hope to someday visit the country myself!

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17. Paula: Chirp magazine--Soccer In New Zealand Illustration

Here's something new that came in last week. I did a spread for Chirp magazine's June 2014 issue, entitled, "Soccer In New Zealand". It depicts a youth soccer tournament held in New Zealand called "Jambo". I had a lot of fun putting this together, from depicting flags and soccer players from various countries. It has various puzzles to play, including finding things in the picture, as well as spotting balls that are NOT used in soccer. Off to the far bottom right are a few little informational facts about New Zealand. After drawing this, I hope to someday visit the country myself!

 
 
 
 

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18. L’alphabet/The Alphabet: Letter A

Posting some work from a while back, a personal project. I wanted to do an alphabet. The never-ending question for me is in regards to style: Cartoony? Stylized? Loosy-goosy-esque? (Whatever THAT means!). But in time, place and history, I made it look like this. So without further ado, I give you the letter “A”, featuring an alligator eating and apple, of course!

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19. Paula: L'alphabet/The Alphabet--Letter A

Here's something I posted on my blog, as well as here....

This is from a while back, a personal project. I wanted to do an alphabet. And the never-ending question for me is in regards to style: Cartoony? Stylized? Loosy-goosy-esque? (Whatever THAT means!). But in time, place and history, I made it look like this. So without further ado, I give you the letter "A", featuring an alligator eating and apple, of course!


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20. Owls #1

There may be more. Fun with patterns & images.

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21. Paula: Owls #1

Playing with owls and patterns...

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22. L’alphabet/The Alphabet: Letter B

Slowly making way through the alphabet. Below is an illustration for the letter “B”…

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23. Happy Canada Day!

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24. L’alphabet/The Alphabet: Letter C

I almost forgot…Slowly but surely!

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25. Illustration Samples: Karate

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