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A Plethora of Snowmen!

We would like to show a plethora of snowmen from our illustrators. From whimsical and playful to nostalgic, our talented artists get immersed in the season.

Chris O’Leary‘s illustration harkens back to simpler times. His image has a magical quality to it and we love the emotions it conjures up seeing father and son work together.

A Plethora of Snowmen!, Chris O'Leary Holiday illustration

 

Michael Paraskevas has a little fun and puts his own twist on this snowman.

A Plethora of Snowmen!, Michael Paraskevas Holiday illustration

 

Kim Johnson‘s sweet digital illustration showing a snowman getting a gift of his own.

A Plethora of Snowmen!

 

Jerome Studer‘s attack of the snowman! You can only push them so far…

A Plethora of Snowmen!

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Charles Pyle’s Vintage Santa Illustrations

Chuck Pyle’s vintage Santa illustrations take us back to our childhood and the excitement of the holidays! Our imaginations ran wild as we thought about Santa and Christmas morning. Chuck’s nostalgic and realistic illustrations of Santa are just as we pictured, from dear old St. Nick packing up the toys and sneaking them under the tree to polishing off the cookies left for him.

Beautifully painted, Chuck’s vintage images are nothing short of perfect. Chuck’s illustrations have appeared on many book covers and ad campaigns, as well as magazines and gallery walls. His paintings are also in many private and government collections. Be sure to check out more of Chuck’s amazing work.

Charles Pyle's Vintage Santa Illustrations

Charles Pyle's Vintage Santa Illustrations

 

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The Weather Outside is Frightful

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…or soon to be anyway. Admittedly, the weather could be worse. New York has yet to get a sufficient blanketing of snow after all. It’s coming though and in anticipation of the winter chill we’re showing some frightfully cold illustrations. Brace yourself!

The Weather Outside is Frightful, Jerome Studer humorous illustration

The Weather Outside is Frightful

The Weather Outside is Frightful, Robert Crawford Snowy village scene

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Rick Peterson’s Holiday Whimsy

For the holidays we’re showing a little bit of Rick Peterson‘s holiday whimsy! There’s a cast of characters ready to celebrate and take it to the streets and the bars and well, wherever else they can spread some of that holiday cheer. We’ll take a big dose of this holiday pandemonium and fun! Rick Peterson's Holiday Whimsy, Rick Peterson Holiday Illustration

Rick Peterson's Holiday Whimsy, Rick Peterson Holiday Illustration

Rick Peterson's Holiday Whimsy, Rick Peterson Holiday Illustration

Rick Peterson's Holiday Whimsy, Rick Peterson Holiday Illustration

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Robert Steele’s Wintery Scenes

Robert Steele’s wintery scenes are beautiful with children at the center of these two snow covered paintings. Lovely scenic landscapes are wrapped in snow. The paintings show children taking advantage of a snow day and getting a little help navigating their way.

We love the emotion that comes from Robert’s paintings. He studies the environments he creates so he can accurately convey each scene and he does it expertly. Make sure you check out more of his work in his online portfolio.

Robert Steele landscape watercolor illustrationRobert Steele's Wintery Scenes,

Robert Steele's Wintery Scenes, Robert Steele winter watercolor illustration

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Jon C Lund’s Travel Smith Cover

Jon C Lund’s Travel Smith cover is beautifully reminiscent of Christmases past. Young children all over peer excitedly at the Christmas tree and the beautifully decked out train. Little ones wiggle with anticipation and giggle with excitement as the watch the train loaded with presents run around the track.

We love this illustration from Jon. It’s colorful and cheerful and nostalgic. You can see more from Jon Lund in his online portfolio.

Jon C Lund's Travel Smith Cover, Jon C Lund Holiday illustration

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‘Tis the Season for Hitting the Slopes

‘Tis the season for hitting the slopes! Dan Williams paints a welcome scene for all those ski bunnies ready to head for the hills! His painting is beautiful and makes us long for a nice wintery vacation. Who’s ready to for a little bit of travel?

Dan Williams has travelled extensively in South East Asia, Northern Africa and Europe. These experiences provide inspiration for Dan’s work. Using a variety of water-based and acrylic media to create his paintings, he digitally enhances his work creating the imagery you see here and in his portfolio.

'Tis the Season for Hitting the Slopes, Dan Williams editorial watercolor illustration

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Michael Paraskevas’ Christmas Illustration

Check out Michael Paraskevas’ Christmas illustration! This lively image below will appear on the cover of the Christmas Edition for Dan’s Papers. It looks like Santa’s sleigh has been hijacked – and that looks like some wild ride!

Michael has been contributing work for Hampton’s newspaper, Dan’s Papers, for years. Too many to count actually. His illustrations are often filled with humor and whimsy, and this one has a few green monkeys. This is no coincidence since Michael is also the co-creator for the comic strip “The Green Monkeys” also appearing in Dan’s Papers.

See more of Michael’s work here.

Michael Paraskevas' Christmas Illustration, paraskevaschristmascover

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December 4th is Santa’s List Day

December 4th is Santa’s List Day. Which list did you make? While we’re giving you a good plug with dear St. Nick, we want to also encourage some extra good behavior because, you know, he’s watching. To provide a little inspiration we want to show this beautiful painting from Chuck Pyle of the jolly old guy himself doing what else? Checking his lists!

December 4th is Santa's List Day, Charles Pyle Holiday painting

 

 

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Chris Lyons’ Holiday Shopping Inspiration

Chris Lyons is providing a little holiday shopping inspiration. This illustration was created by Chris Lyons for the Hess toy truck company. Chris completed the packaging illustrations for Hess’ 50th anniversary and we’re showing them off here just in time for the holidays!

Chris creates vector illustrations for clients like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TIME, Target, Barnes & Noble, Mattel and Forbes, just to name a few. Don’t miss the rest of his imagery in his online portfolio.

Chris Lyons' Holiday Shopping Inspiration, Chris Lyons transportation digital illustration

Chris Lyons' Holiday Shopping Inspiration, Chris Lyons transportation digital illustration

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