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Musky Fishing Story and Illustration

Dad’s tall tale and lake living inspired a musky fishing art illustration.

oil painting portrait of artist's mother

The Importance of Artist Critiques

How feedback or critique has helped me to be a stronger artist.

photo showing sun damage of paper collage art

Ruined! How to Protect Your Art

Damage from UV rays ruin collage art. Here are ways to prolong the effects.

Gay owl family of three with adopted baby

LGBTQA Owl Family Portrait Illustrations

Two years ago when I made an owl family portrait collage for my son’s nursery,  I’d wanted to make more owl families, but got busy with other projects.  When Ben from the About Face Theater in Chicago contacted me about donating to their annual auction at the Wonka Ball, I knew it was time to […]

Art of Technology

I entered this piece in a competition for the Aurora Public Library in Aurora, IL.  The theme was the Art of Technology. As a nature lover, I like to think that I don’t need much technology in my life (though I do love the internet).  I had no idea what I was going to do […]

Cute Science Turtle Art

Chicagoland artist, Laura Lynne, creates a cute astronomy turtle art set for kids. The idea for the astronomy art series was inspired by my astronomer cousin, Dr. Rachel Osten.  These pieces were done as a gift for her youngest boy’s room. This is how the quote should read:  “Be humble for you are made of […]