Sunday, August 6, 2017

Summer of Sketching

New York Botanical Gardens shared my Chihuly Boast sketch
It has been a crazy month of traveling and sketching! I have been in 13 states since May!

Here are highlights.

Sketching in Central Park, NYC
Sketch at Fort Worden, WA
Sketch at the Hoh Rainforest
Sketch in Victoria, BC
Sketch in Long Island

Another sketch in Central Park
And of course, the travel finished up with the Urban Sketching Symposium in Chicago.

University Club across from the Art Institute

40 minute sketch

The Chicago/Sith Board of Trade

The Concert Pavilion by Frank Gehry

Last Chicago sketch

The Ubiquitous Bean
Sketch from the 29th floor!

The way cool Owls on top of the Chicago Public Library!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Lots Going On!

Snow geese from a BIG project I recently finished...
I have been super swamped this year. Lots of exciting things going on. I just received my latest picture book, Denni-Jo and Pinto by Buck Buchanan from West Winds Press, an imprint of Graphic Arts Books and Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant by Songju Ma Daemicke comes out this fall!

Glorious samples!!!



Monday, May 1, 2017

May the Fourth Episode II



We are doing it again! It is time for our second May the Fourth Star Wars Tribute show! Once again we will be at the Brew House on McMillan. We also have Improv this year and live art... Stop by after 5!

Here are my pieces:

Raiders! By Christina Wald

Leia By Christina Wald
Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/1792315921033752/

Tribute to Leia By Christina Wald

Thursday, April 20, 2017

MeSseD Time Lapse



I recently did a pin up for Jay Kalagayan's comic MeSseD. He said to keep it in the spirit of my Stream of Consciousness pieces.

Final Illustration

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sissy Bear at The Fort


Recently found out that the book I illustrated for Holly Arnold Kinney, owner of The Fort, a landmark restaurant in Colorado, about her family's wonderful pet bear, Sissy is a finalist for both the Colorado Book Awards and the Spur (Western Writers of America) Awards!

Sunday, February 12, 2017