Tanya

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Adventures in Screen Printing as a Newbie

There’s something magical and inspiring about being a complete newbie at something. And when I say magical and inspiring, what I really mean is awkward and terrifying. And that can be a good thing.   The Beginnings At age 9, the only English word I knew was “Yesterday” thanks to […]

A Lesson On Improvement and Improvisation From A Flower

“Improve-isation” is an illustration I created in 2009, while living in Peoria Heights, IL. A couple days ago, I saw this little sunflower growing on a highway in Milwaukee, WI, while on the way to the Paul McCartney concert. When I created the artwork, I was inspired by the nature preserve […]

FaceOff Gallery Show Opening

Recently, I attended the FaceOff Gallery Show opening at the International Museum of Surgical Science, co-curated by Noah Scalin of Skull-A-Day and Vanessa Ruiz of Street Anatomy. It was the first time I’ve been at the museum and saying that the entire event was amazing would be an understatement. FaceOff […]

New Illustration Blog and Art Process

New Blog! IllustrArticles – Illustrated articles about important stuff. I love reading blogs and articles about various topics and I’ve always wanted illustrate for editorials. I’ve done a few editorial illustrations for a newspaper in the past, and would love to do more for magazines, newspapers, blogs, etc. I also […]

Brrrds Chillin in Chicago

Oh, snow! It snowed again. A whopping 3 inches. With all the reports raving about the WINTER STORM HEADING FOR CHICAGO, I mildly pondered if I should have shopped for the groceries I’ve been neglecting to go get for the past week, before the snow comes. But then I fell […]

The Russian Meteor: From Cupid, With Love

BREAKING NEWS: The real culprit behind the Russian Meteor is believed to be none other than Cupid. Experts note that Cupid has been behind many different disastrous relations with his past attempts to make people fall in love. With his favorite day, Valentine’s Day, just passing, it comes as no […]

Glow

What better day to reveal this new piece than Valentine’s Day. It may have been labeled as a Hallmark holiday, but to me, it’s a day that celebrates love & passions. I created this in watercolor & ink and it’s 20×30 inches, largest I’ve painted so far. I even changed […]