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A little about my artwork: I interpret the words written on a page by telling the story behind the story working with pen and ink, watercolor and Photoshop, I fuse old techniques with modern ones to create a world that every drawing can speak to a child or grownups.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Congratulation Michaela!!

Congratulation Michaela!! Today you graduate High school.

I have watched you grow up and have/ will always love you.
Even when you were crying like a Banshee and it took me half an hour to figure out you wanted to play with a box that had cut out shapes in it.

I love that we chat via text, Instagram,
FB, and even on occasion twitter.
 You are a ray of sunshine that lights up my day.

Next stop collage than you can take over the world!!!

 Love you with all my heart
Uncle Stephen (Steve)

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Illustration Friday "Worn"

Illustration Friday
word challenge

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Happy Birthday to Me

That's right Sunday June 16th is my Birthday!
So I made myself a card.
Also if you live in or around NYC go see the
Maurice Sendak
exhibit at 
I was there last night and plan to revisit.
June 11th - August 17th

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Illustration Friday "Children"

Illustration Friday
word challenge
As seen one morning on the subway

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Happy Birthday Mr. Sendak

Happy Birthday Maurice Sendak!
Yesterday June 10th was Mr. Sendak's Birthday he would of been 85 yesterday.
One of the things I find funny is; (and this just happened the other day).
Me: Society of Illustrators is having an exhibit on Maurice Sendak
Her: Who?
Me: the guy who wrote and illustrated “Where the Wild Things Are”
  Her: Oh! Cool…
I will never know everything about this man, I find things out from one interview or another I even run into a book I never knew he illustrated like “How Little Lori Visited Times Square”.
Even this little gem that he illustrated the Velveteen Rabbit can’t find that one on the book shelves.  
But it must of been hard to be judged by one book, and it must have been great all at the same time.
I wonder if Mo Willems is having the same problem “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!”
 is a good book, after that well… 
Anyway I am looking forward to see Mr. Sendak art on exhibit the last time I saw his artwork was several years ago during the release of the movie “Where the Wild Things Are”
at The Morgan Library that was truly magical for me.

(I may be going to the Friday June 14 reception is anyone else going?) 

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Illustration Friday "Sweet"

Illustration Friday
weekly word challenge

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