Author: anillustratedlifecom

  • A Change of Season

    A Change of Season

    Hello Friends! It’s been a terribly hot summer here in Pennsylvania so I am ready for the cooler weather of September. How is the weather where you live?! With the change of seasons in mind, I decided to post about something new that is happening in my little corner of the world, this fall. After […]

  • GRAMMY Award Announcement

    GRAMMY Award Announcement

    I am extremely honored to announce that the incredible album I was blessed to create the Graphic Design for (working along with Mark Beecher) – by Eliane Elias, “MIRROR MIRROR” – just won the 64th GRAMMY AWARD for BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM, which also features the late Chick Corea & Cucho Valdés. I worked closely […]

  • Making Life Sweet

    Making Life Sweet

    Hello Friends! I recently completed a CD Package Design for Eliane Elias. It was an honor to be a part of such an incredible project. Eliane has over 2.3 Million albums sold to date, 565,000 monthly listeners and over 22 million on Spotify. She has toured 71 countries and so much more. Please check out […]

  • A Day Off

    A Day Off

    I finally allowed myself a day off. I turned up my music in my studio and enjoyed creating another portrait illustration of Lee Minho. The logo is a mock up I created some time back. I am very interested in the arts and artists of South Korea.

  • Country Art & Photography

    Country Art & Photography

    Hello, Friends. I am back again with a short post. I’ve been all around Lancaster County, Chester County, Chadds Ford, Audubon and farther, capturing images of old rustic or historic farmhouses and country scenes.

  • Portrait Illustration of Seo Ye Ji

    Portrait Illustration of Seo Ye Ji

    I took a break from my planned work this weekend, to illustrate another portrait. I created this piece using some new, digital brushes. I was astounded by how useful they were in getting the detail I was aiming for. This portrait is on Seo Ye Ji, one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of […]

  • Three CD Package Designs

    Three CD Package Designs

    I started sharing some of my past CD package design work on Instagram: Below: This CD package Design was for Daniel Szabo, a LA based, award winning pianist-composer-educator, specializing in jazz, classical, and film music. He performs regularly at major venues in the US, in Europe and tours worldwide. Two Below: The left CD […]

  • Welcoming in the New Year

    Welcoming in the New Year

    Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.” ~ Claude Monet This year, I have so much in the works and instead of deleting some items to do others, I plan to work on […]

  • Painting


    Here is one of my paintings that I have in the works. This art is a work in progress. The rooster’s name was Buddy. He was a funny little character. I read later that he was killed by a car so from then on, I was determined to paint him. Here he is, as a […]