Ah, Venice and those romantic gondola rides! But what's with the black and white, striped shirts the gondoliers always wear? Well, my imagination went a little crazy envisioning what "gondolier tryout day" would look like—bringing out characters of all stripes...like zebras, penguins, cows, skunks and Dalmatians. Hey, you gotta love those Italians! Illustration made with graphite and paper. Detail below. BUY THE ART PRINT!
Did you ever have a cat that was so ridiculously full of personality that to call him a "cat" would be a full-blown insult? For my husband and I, that was our Norwegian Forest cat/person, Al. We loved every furry gray hair of that fluff ball. He said "lap" and you canceled your plans for the day.
Inspired by our spazzy little guy, I made this card for my husband's recent birthday.
This is the front of the card, drawn with graphite:
And below is the inside of the card:
Art prints of these illustrations are coming soon, stay tuned!