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Illustration


These are black & white and pen & ink illustrations. Also, take a look at the "Pulp and Noir" which contain many black and white illustrations


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This pen and ink illustration of the Boston Tea Party was created for Ben Edwards' online project for his book, "One April in Boston." If you look closely, you can pick out the action narrated by George Robert Twelve Hewes one of the participants in the action. As Hewes' journal stated:

"During the time we were throwing the tea overboard, there were several attempts made by some of the citizens of Boston and its vicinity, to carry off small quantities of it for their family use. To effect that object, they would watch their opportunity to snatch up a handful from the deck, where it became plentifully scattered, and put it into their pockets. One Captain O’Conner, whom I well knew, came on board for that purpose, and when he supposed he was not noticed, filled his pockets, and also the lining of his coat. But I had detected him, and gave information to the captain of what he was doing. We were ordered to take him into custody, and just as he was stepping from the vessel, I seized him by the skirt of his coat, and in attempting to pull him back, I tore it off; but springing forward, by a rapid effort, he made his escape. He had however to run a gauntlet through the crowd upon the wharf; each one, as he passed, giving him a kick or a stroke."
The Boston Tea Party
This is one of many pen and ink illustrations for "One April in Boston" by Ben Edwards and published by  Spyglass Books. This is Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts as it was first built in the 18th century before it was expanded and enlarged.
Faneuil Hall
This is one of many pen and ink illustrations created for "A Little Princess" the 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and published specially by Hallmark Gift Books and Greenwich Workshop.
A Little Princess
This is one of many pen and ink illustrations created for Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" published specially by Hallmark Gift Books and Greenwich Workshop.
Little Women
These are three of the illustrations created for Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" published specially by Hallmark Gift Books and Greenwich Workshop.
Little Women
The Cambridge Arts Council commissioned me to draw a very detailed pen & ink map of Cambridge and the River Festival's attractions. I included some real and some tongue-in-cheek history of my home town as well. and hand-colored a few copies which ended up in the offices of Ted Kennedy and a few other notables.
The Cambridge River Festival
This highly detailed pen and ink drawing commissioned by Greenwich Workshop shows the fanciful Victorian mansion and grounds where a part cat, part butterfly creature could be found.
Mewingham Manor
A black and white painting for the story of the same name in Elizabeth Massie's horror anthology, "The Fear Report."
Hooked on Buzzer
A black and white painting for the story of the same name in Elizabeth Massie's horror anthology, "The Fear Report."
The Dwindle Light