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fairies for ellie and gwen

fairy

purple fairyfairy

Ellie is into fairies lately, so I thought I’d draw her a little woodland creature. Then I decided Gwen should have a fairy of her own, too, so I worked up a purple version with darker hair. I think I’ll make these into prints with the girls’ names at the bottom, and frame them to hang in their room.

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you’re good people

you're good people

you're good people

Inspired by some of my favorite childhood toys — we had the house and the farm, and I remember playing with them for hours. These days I get to watch my kids play with the very same toys, except now they’re called “vintage” for some unfathomable reason. 🙂

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ice cream poster

i heart ice cream poster

 

Today is my birthday, the big three-oh, and I thought it was only appropriate that I finished this poster last night — what’s a birthday without ice cream? This goes really well with the cupcakes poster I mentioned earlier, too. It’s available in small and large sizes in my Etsy shop!

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modern animals illustration

Pachyderm - zoo animals modern illustration

Pachyderm - zoo animals modern illustration

 

Most of my illustrations are related to WordPress themes these days, and this is no exception. I recently created a new theme called Pachyderm and this is the default header image — so cute! I love that WordPress allows me to combine my love for web development and illustration. I may consider adding this to the shop as a print…

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christmas photo card and a quick announcement

calobee doodles christmas card 2011

calobee doodles christmas card 2011

I took a few minutes to work on a simple Christmas card design for our family–with a focus on showing off the babes, of course. Now let’s see if I actually work up the ambition to get them sent out before the holiday!

I’ve had inquiries about custom work from a couple of my best customers since I had Gwen, and I thought I should make a shop announcement: I’m not currently taking custom orders. Between family and work, my free time is limited, and I’m currently focused on WordPress theme design and development and getting my fat butt into some semblance of shape.

So I apologize, particularly to my regulars–ya’ll are awesome and I very much appreciate your continued support over the last few years. I’ll make another announcement when I’m accepting custom orders again.