Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Animals

Like portraits, animals can be a challenge to my drawing abilities, but also are interesting subjects for envelope and postcard illustrations.

Portrait of Muriel, from my favorite O. Henry story, "Jimmy Hayes and Muriel". Mailed Oct. 12, 2011


We see a lot of cattle egrets mingling with the cows in the summer. Mailed July 18, 2011


Another portrait of Helmut the blind rooster. Postcrossing postcard mailed to Washington on Mar. 28, 2012


Emperor penguins. Postcrossing postcard mailed to th UK on June 9, 2012


Postcrossing postcard mailed to California on Aug. 13, 2012



Mailed Feb. 23, 2013. The plates on the back of this sea turtle are collaged paper tiles I made to cover a model
I built of a Korean turtle ship:



There's a bat in the house! Mailed Feb. 12, 2015



Postcrossing postcard mailed to Taiwan on Apr. 23, 2015

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