I have done many illustrations. Clients include: The New York Times, Nautil.us, Fantagraphics, and McSweeney's.
I enjoy making "edutational" items that walk between words and pictures.
Watercolor portraits of my daughter. More portraits coming soon.
From 1998-2001 I had a strip in Seattle's The Stranger. I had no idea what I was doing, but it was fun. These were the results.
Goddess of War
Once I went crazy and decided to throw everything I was interested in: war history, mythology, etchings, sci-fi, and drawing big into one large format comic.The result was The Goddess of War , published by the beloved Picturebox in 2008.
I have been working on and off on a graphic memoir for Henry Holt. Here is a practice page....
The Best We Can Hope For
Sometimes you do a piece of work that changes the way you think about how you're going to make everything for the rest of your life. This was that piece for me. Comics didn't have to be about panels, narrative could flow across the page....
I illustrated this piece that was written by my husband Timothy Hodler, for Nature Comics (a short-lived comic book funded by PBS). It was heartbreaking to research the decline of the frogs. Imagine, little long-tunged beings who breathe through their skin, being suffocated by a fungal disease. It is real.