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Notebooks and More in Japanese Retail Stores

There’s nothing like nature’s own brush strokes to inspire colorful artwork. When I was requested by a Japanese gift shop company to create artwork based on sea ...

Journal Idea with Hand Lettering for Creativity and Relaxation

Are you looking for some fresh new journal ideas? Whether you are just discovering this excellent tool for self-exploration or you’re a veteran, here’s an easy way ...

Creative Burst with Colored Pencils: Coloring Calendar 2019

It’s my pleasure to share some magnificent coloring artwork done by Jacquelyn Elliott of Shiga, Japan. She has been coloring in the Coloring Calendar 2019 that I ...

Packaging Illustration and Design for Souvenir Chocolate Box in Japan

Chocolate is the perfect gift! For the chocolate box shown here, I illustrated and designed the packaging, complete with Cecilie O. branding. Visit Enoshima Island just outside ...