So excited to be making BIG art...

My nervous sketchbook journal entry Friday morning…pre-install of my murals and canine characters for: Urban Pooch‘s new Canine Training & Fitness Center! The Grand Opening is this Saturday at 5400 N. Damen Avenue in Chicago.* The guys at Sign-a-rama did a fantastic job *

Co-owners Dan with Maxine (the green dog) […]

Roscoe Village Street Banner Campaign…

At long last, the street banners I designed will soon be hanging throughout Roscoe Village. The Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce recently rolled out the banner ad campaign to area businesses. I look forward to seeing them up around the neighborhood and sharing some photos with you!


I’ve got it covered…

The new Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce Directories were just delivered to my studio…they turned out great! I edited the design from the banner art to fit this format. Looking forward to seeing those banners hanging in the coming months. Let me know if you or your company is in need of some bold, eye-catching […]

Anne Illustrates Roscoe Village…

Here is a peek at the recent Neighborhood Direct Coupon Book cover that I designed…they went out to 10,000 residents in the area.The image is an extended version (horizontally) of the street banner designs I created for Roscoe Village…stay tuned to see them as they are hoisted to the street poles of the […]

Industrial Zen Treasury

I was excited to have my Teal Night Scape painting included in this wonderful Etsy Treasury of Water Towers put together by jeweler Rone Prinz. I find them whimsical in spite of their industrial, utilitarian design. I used to paint a lot more of them but they are disappearing from Chicago's skyline. Another reason […]

Apartment Therapy….

As promised last week, here is a link to our House Tour on the Apartment Therapy Blog which went live on Monday. Thanks to Jason Loper now a Contributing Editor as well as fabulous Designer. Here's a peek at a few things that didn't make the House Tour…still lots of painting to do upstairs […]

Gifts for the Dog Lover…

We how have wonderful gifts here in the shop from $5-$48 for every Dog Lover on your list! Notepads and Magnets, Ornaments and Coasters, Holiday Cards and Prints…great gifts for everyone from your dog walker or groomer to your great Aunt Ethel! Not in Chicago? Many things are available in my CafePress Shop. For the […]


Tuesday’s owner asked me to design a Holiday Greeting Card that incorporated the Pet Portrait that I painted of her dog Tuesday, last spring. I love how it turned out, it helps that there was already a lot of red and green. If I did a portrait of your pet and you are interested […]

More Canine Playtime…

Shy Muse…my little Alice.

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