Lights for Liberty

An illustration done on location of the Lights for Liberty candlelight vigil in Manhattan’s Foley Square last Friday night. The purpose of the vigil, which was held simultaneously in cities around the US, was to shed light and attention on the immigration detention policies of the current administration at the southern border of our country. […]

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Danielle

As a working illustrator, you get used to the fact that sometimes, for all kinds of reasons, the projects you start change course mid-stream. I was a little bummed that this advertisement went another way though, since my beautiful step-daughter Danielle modeled for the illustration. Anyway, it was fun to draw her! Posted by Veronica

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Ka-Boom!

Personally I really liked that the July 4th US holiday fell on a Wednesday this year. Gave us all the chance to have a weekend in the middle of the week! Spent a lovely few hours picnicking along the East River in LIC with Neil and our friends Margaret and Julia. The Macy’s fireworks at […]

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C’mon Spring!

In the middle of the coldest April in the Northeast ever – yes that means EVERY SINGLE DAY is a record low temperature for the month – we had one nice day. AND it was a Saturday! So I took advantage of this to run out to the park to do a little drawing. But…but…but…where […]

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Sears Willis Tower

The Sears Tower in Chicago – now called the Willis Tower – is the second tallest building in the United States. (The new One World Trade building in Manhattan is taller.) When I was in Chicago last year for the Urban Sketchers Symposium, I found it a challenge to include the building and still have […]

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Subway People

A great way to practice drawing is to draw people on the subway in NYC. Especially since I live in what’s considered the most diverse neighborhood in the city, I have a wonderful wealth of types of people to draw whenever I’m riding the train. Old people, young people, skinny, fat, happy, angry, bored – […]

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Ninos 46

A while back, I was commissioned to illustrate a menu for a restaurant called Nino’s 46, in midtown. It was one of those fun, relaxing kind of jobs: sat across the street and made the drawing of the place. I had fun drawing the details of the building and I like the idea of the […]

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