Tuesday
Dec092014

Coots and Eagle

While in Idaho a few weeks ago, we watched a lone eagle repeatedly try to catch a coot in the water.

Thursday
Dec042014

Nicky

Monday
Dec012014

Remember the Sand Creek Massacre

This illustration accompanied a New York Times Op-Ed piece byNOV. 27, 2014.

Remember the Sand Creek Massacre

Thanks to AD Steven Attardo for this wonderful assignment.

Monday
Nov102014

SCBWI-WWA Illustrator Exhibit at Washington State History Museum

I'm excited for this upcoming exhibit at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, Washington. This juried show features illustrations by members of the Western Washington Chapter of the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. All the images in this show (including mine!) feature something relating to Washington State history.

Join us for a
Family Open House
Saturday, November 22
11am-2pm 

1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 

 Hope to see you on Saturday!

Friday
Nov072014

Poor Brother

See also on Medium

Verse: Poor Brother by anonymous
from A Nonsense Anthology, Collected by Carolyn Wells, 1910
Illustration and lettering: Christine Marie Larsen
Ink on newsprint.

 

Friday
Nov072014

The night was growing old

A quick verse illustration. Verse is by anonymous, from a collection by Carolyn Wells in 1910.

Visit my Medium page for more verses like this.

Friday
Nov072014

Pug Portraits: Boots & Weezy

These cute little devils are Boots & Weezy, and I was lucky enough to be commissioned to capture their full puginess in these 9x12 gouache portraits. These dignified likenesses are now in their new home in Portland. Thank you, Ame for this wonderful project!

Thursday
Oct302014

Jerry Hall

 #inktober 

Also posted on my Medium page.

Monday
Oct272014

Sketch sprints

I've been having fun doing some sketch sprints this week using old fairy tales and fables as a starting point. It's been a great way to warm up and get loose as well as work on character and contrast.

Here are two posted on my Medium page:

Bluebeard 

The Hedley Kow 

Thursday
Oct022014

Pika

Christine Marie Larsen Illustration of a Pika