Be Free, Butterflies (Portrait of Rose McGowan)

Be Free, Butterflies (Portrait of Rose McGowan)

Usually I paint butterflies because I like how they look, how beautiful and how fragile. Something we enjoy looking at but really ought to leave alone. But in this case, I saw them as being symbolic of all the victims of sexual harassment and assault who are finally...
Float Like a Butterfly — Sting Like a Dirty Martini

Float Like a Butterfly — Sting Like a Dirty Martini

I freely admit being obsessed with butterflies. They make any image immediately look more light and magical. So I added these wings to a portrait of Dirty Martini, a Burlesque Hall of Famer and former Miss Exotic World winner who also recently toured with Dita Von...
Paging Miss Bettie

Paging Miss Bettie

  Featured here is a portrait of Bettie Page, the 1950s alternative pinup queen, without whom we would have no Dita Von Teese, let alone the legions of other glamorous pinup types Page has inspired over the decades. This piece was created for an upcoming show at...
All Aglow: Free People Beaded Boots

All Aglow: Free People Beaded Boots

Those of you have been following my blog a while may know I love Free People. I have illustrated some of the looks here before and I wear the label’s clothes more than any other. The boots pictured here are available online and when I saw them they made me think...