Fall textures II

I used more of my homemade walnut ink for this drawing of autumn herbs and pods sitting in a dish shaped like a leaf. I love the textures of fall. But I think for the next one I’ll abandon my feather quill dip pen because it isn’t very comfortable. The ink doesn’t flow the way […]

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Wine label for Nolita

A few months ago I was commissioned to work on a wine label for the Limited Edition of Nolita, an Italian wine. I was happy to spend my time drawing the bucolic scene of a hillside village in Italy with cypress trees and terracotta rooftops. It was my absolute pleasure, especially since I always imagine […]

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Versailles Palace

Remembering my last trip to France. The Hall of Mirrors was under construction at the time, but that didn’t prevent it from being magnificent. -Despina In response to the earthquake in Haiti, myself and the other seven illustrators of Studio 1482 have each donated art to raise money on behalf of the victims in an […]

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