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People have been a favored subject of artists for centuries, but experience has shown  that we also love to have portraits of our pets and vehicles. Contact me using the form below to commission a portrait of your loved one.

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If I had to pick a favorite medium, Illustration would be mine. I credit both my parents for the hours they spent reading to me, and have early memories of gorgeous pictures in the books they chose. The stacks of mattresses in “The Princess and the Pea”, or the house made out of a boot that an old woman lived in.

As I grew older, my dad would read aloud ‘ The Lord of the Rings’, using different voices for each character, and I began to conjure my own images in my mind of giant spiders chasing midgets. “When you learn to read Tui, it will open a whole new world for you” my father said. And so it did.

I would like to thank writer and musician Gary Elford for employing me to illustrate my first published book at age 19 (Beneath the Sugarloaf, ), and I continue to hold a special place for my time collaborating with authors.

Illustration can work well for film backdrops, packaging graphics, posters, signage, tattoo designs and more. Contact me using the form below if you feel my style could suit your project.

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