This Christmas Nativity scene is a photo-illustration. It combines a cityscape of Spokane, Washington, USA, with the painting "Adoration of the Shepherds" (1622) by Gerard van Honthorst, which is now in the public domain. A Spokane landmark, "The Lampshade," a structural support for the U.S. pavilion during the 1974 World's Fair, was manipulated and enlarged to form the unusual Christmas tree seen in the background.
I specialize in humorous illustration. I've been a full-time commercial illustrator for almost 25 years.
I'm open to commissions: caricatures, inside jokes, something personal. Just drop me an email to discuss.
I went thru a period where I experimented a lot with photo-illustration. You'll find some in my galleries. I enjoyed it, but decided it's not for me. My work is much stronger when I draw every element in an illustration.
I was a math major in college. I taught school, worked in a bank, and did systems analysis at an insurance company before making the jump to commercial illustration.
I live in southwestern New Hampshire, USA, in a little town of about a thousand people. Great place to live if you like to bike, hike,...
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