For me, licensing illustration is a nice complement to commissioned illustration. Instead of a visual solution to another's editorial view or advertising angle, i get to think up new ways to wish one Happy Birthday. In our turbulent times, it is a relief to focus on less serious issues for a few days!
Happy Birthday to anyone who has one today...
Two recent greeting cards for Great Arrow Greeting Cards. The design challenge is to limit the color to five, flat silk screened colors. The actual cards are a pleasure to look at as the colors have a richness that offset printing can't get close to. Also, the cards have wonderful 'print shop' smell that I think I am getting addicted to. Click here to view all of my cards with GA,
How birds migrate is still a mystery. Do they navigate thousands of miles by orienting themselves by the sun and stars? Do they detect and follow the longitudinal lines of earth's magnetic fields? Or do they google Mapquest?