Going BIG

A few years back I was having a challenging time “seeing the big picture”. So my teacher, (and mentor) sat me down and demanded that I “GO BIG” for the rest of the summer. To clarify, that meant minimally my drawings had to be 36″ x 42″.  … For any who’s drawn on location, that’s quite […]

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stReEt cOLor

A few months back I wrote and posted a drawing I did while standing on what’s been called the most expensive strip of real estate in Europe, La plus belle avenue du monde (”The most beautiful avenue in the world”) also known as theAvenue des Champs-Élyséesin Paris, France. It got me thinking about what defines […]

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Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser

In response to Hurricane Sandy’s devastating effects on the New York and New Jersey area, the illustrators of Studio 1482 have each created a print of one of their favorite New York City images to raise money for the displaced victims of the storm. For each donation of $50 or more, you will receive a […]

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Newport Harbor

A long acquainted sister to Mystic’s busy shore . It is early Sunday, here in Newport, Rhode Island. Ah, the crisp morning air feels so good as I’m graced by the essence of fresh coffee and warm fudge being prepared for the day’s sales. The familiar is genuinely comforting. I draw, but am not alone, […]

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Step one

A small drawing from my sketchbook while I try to figure out the feeling for a new children’s book I’m working on titled, Ichigoichie. Have an inspiring day! Michele p.s. Ichigoichie means ‘once in a lifetime’ in Japanese for anyone who’s curious.  

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