The Rumpus is a literary journal that features an array of writing from reviews to personal essays. I’ve provided spot illustrations for a few projects.
As Soon as I stop: Short absurdist fiction
His Greatest Masterpiece was the heaviest subject matter so far. An essay on rape, I did my best to keep it serious in the vein of the subject matter without getting cliched (hopefully, anyway).
Divina was a bit more challenging but certainly one of my favorite pieces.
Grow was a short piece with a playful plant theme.
Swans and Other Lies:
I’ll fly Away I drew while on a plane (though I inked and colored it back home).
Paper Birds featured themes of relationships, regret and personal histories:
Life in a Box, covered off-the-grid living in RVs in the PNW:
Rules. My intent is always to accentuate the writing, and in the case of Rules I kept the art low key, using ink wash and colored pencil. A memoir about school, friends and relationships.