Archive for the ‘Illustration’ Category

London Love

Take a peek through the blog and you’ll notice it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of all things London. The Swiss Cottage studio wouldn’t be complete without endless amounts of tea, miniature Beatles figurines, and vintage London Underground poster. Even our business name is borrowed from a neighborhood in that lovely city! Being the […]

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Weekend in the Woods :: Alyssa + Drew

Fall has officially arrived in Brooklyn! I’m loving the cool weather and changing leaves. The only downside is how early it’s getting dark now! But if that’s the trade off for spiced treats and the ability to dress in layers, I’ll take it. With the changing seasons, it seemed only right to bring a bit […]

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Stuff We Love: Album Artwork

Whenever I’m on the subway in the morning, headed to the studio, I like to look around and see how many of my fellow passengers are reading actual, paper books as opposed to tapping away on a phone or tablet screen. More often that not, the latter will be the majority. Sometimes I’m even one […]

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Handmade Wrapping paper with Apartment Therapy

I’m so excited to share with you today a fun project that I worked on with Apartment Therapy! They are doing a Handmade Holiday series with Nikon and wanted to shoot some creatives making handmade presents for the holiday season. I came up with the idea to make a my own wrapping paper out of […]

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Illustrated Recipe

When Chantelle came to me to create an illustrated recipe for her friend’s wedding present, I jumped at the chance. I have been wanting to do a project like this for awhile but as many of you know, it’s very easy to get caught up with all the little things and those fun projects start […]

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Illustrated Love: Jorie & Hal

Sometimes you get to work with those clients who are just so easy, fun, creative and cool.  Jorie and Hal are all of the above. Everything we worked on got comments like “this is so uber rad…” or “Rock out!!!!” It is so great to work with clients who are just as enthusiastic about the […]

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Sketchy

With wedding season in full swing my sketchbook is full of little drawings from different custom invites. Here are some snaps of a few different illustrations I’ve been working on. {Behind the scenes- I usually draw an image several times before i get it right. I also rely heavily on Photoshop for little edits- sneakkkkky. […]

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Watercolor cool off

Hot enough for you all? This week was something else in Brooklyn. With temps well into the 100’s staying cool was top of mind this week. I have been working on some fun, cool {ha} watercolors that I thought I’d share. They are very beach and summer oriented which is perfect since clearly we are […]

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London Calling

Nothing celebrates America’s freedom like England! Right? No? I will admit, strange time to discuss Jolly Old London Town but let’s just roll with it. Travel is really big right now, everyone wants to be where they are not. {including me!} I wanted to embrace that sentiment with some international prints. The project is currently […]

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Garden Shower

These lovely invites were done for an upcoming bridal shower being held in a backyard garden. The brides colors are yellow and gray {one of my favorite color combinations!} The flower bunch is hand illustrated in the brides colors. My favorite part is the little detail on the back of the thank you “c {heart} […]

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