Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Business Spotlight-Naperville Dog Magazine

I am very excited that my Tailtoons business
is the spotlighted business 
in Naperville Dog Magazine current issue

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

more pups

melissa's pup added onto people caricatures order

Wednesday, June 13, 2012


here is my set up from
Pets a Palooza in Bolingbrook
Thanks Randy and Patti!

Rocket Randy's Dog

 Rocket Randy's dog from Pets Supplies Plus in Bolingbrook

Lots of Dogs

 KC DuPage Animal Shelter
Take your dog to the movies event

 Couper and Capri Pets a Palooza

 Fisk & Payton Palooza
 Fuji and Aury Palooza
 Gucci Palooza

 Jet  Movie night
 King BooBoo
 Leah Soccer Dog
 Sam and Sassy
 Sangria one of the stars from teh upcoming movie
I heart Shakey

Sebastian movie night

 little behind on postings!
busy drawing dogs cats birds and more...
so heres a few from recent events
Thanks to Randy and Patti from Pets Supplies Plus in boling brook
and also Dupage Animal Shelter in Wheaton

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


I did this for someone to give as gift
rest in peace Abbey
you will be missed!


 this proved to be quite the challenge
here is what my customer said...

Thanks, my husband loves it! She is "his" special girl.
 I wasn't expecting it to be so detailed, I thought it would 
be more cartoony, you are quite talented! Thanks again,

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Devlin Portrait in watercolor

Watercolor Portrait

Devlin is a Border Collie 
who has been trained by Danielle
and is doing great at trials and agility
I am not real familiar with all the terms
 I just know he competes a lot and is doing great!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


quick style ink & watercolor sketch in
a mini sketchbook

Annamarie's dogs

Ink and watercolor
considered a watercolor sketch

Carries dogs

these are all rescue dogs
this is quick style 
done from photos

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Boston Bow Tie

Another sample
quick sketch


Caricature sample

Two Bostons Birthday Bash

 At the birthday bash at Two Bostons last Sunday
Ronnies Birthday was that day she is 10
 Maggie and Franklin did not want photos taken

Devlin did lots of tricks and showed us
many times how well behaved and trained he is
what a beautiful dog!

Kit Kat

Able to post this now
Kitty my girlfriends pup 
colored pencil on vellum

Rocky and Minnie

So cute...Rocky and Minnie 
Ink and Watercolor

Monday, March 5, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

ananimal a day or two or more

 I am managing to draw at least 
one animal if not several a day but
they do not all get posted
journal page from movie night
 at aliyah's school with my grand kids

Thursday, February 23, 2012

I think I have
 improved some since
 I first started this blog...
the old drawings are the worst!
 I redrew Lucy marker, art stix

 quick sketch art stix, marker
 conte, charcoal, marker
ink and watercolor...

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

so sweet

new puppy...montana
 I added a companion piece
retouched the first.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012