“ I love the limitations and tactility of working traditionally,
and then being able to digtally compile, clean-up and edit. ”

Children's Mixed-Media Illustration

Welcome to the Band, Graphite Pencil, Watercolor, 2020

a mini animal marching band featuring a giraffe as the conductor, an elephant playing the bass drum and a zebra playing the symbols a boy shouts to get the attention of the animal marching band a boy blows the animal marching band away with the power of his trumpet playing the boy is invited to join the animal marching band
a mini animal marching band featuring a giraffe as the conductor, an elephant playing the bass drum and a zebra playing the symbols a boy shouts to get the attention of the animal marching band a boy blows the animal marching band away with the power of his trumpet playing the boy is invited to join the animal marching band

Teddy's Big Imagination, Watercolor, Faber-Castell Polychromos, 2020

a girl and her bear swing high on a swingset a series of spot illustrations where a girl and her bear get in a paint fight a diverse group of kids sitting in a music circle playing instruments a teddy bear flying on top of a plane
a girl and her bear swing high on a swingset a series of spot illustrations where a girl and her bear get in a paint fight a diverse group of kids sitting in a music circle playing instruments a teddy bear flying on top of a plane

Illustrations created for a book dummy called Teddy's Big Imagination by Rachel Gozhansky. If you are interested in seeing the entire dummy, please contact Rachel Gozhansky at rachelgozhansky@gmail.com or use the contact field towards the bottom of the page.

Ribbons of Wonder, Graphite, Watercolor, 2017-2018

a 7 year old girl leaps while twirling a ribbon behind her a 9 year old girl dances and twirls a ribbon around her and a 6 year old boy leaps while spinning a ribbon around him 4 children laying down with a ribbon laying over their eyes
a 7 year old girl leaps while twirling a ribbon behind her a 9 year old girl dances and twirls a ribbon around her and a 6 year old boy leaps while spinning a ribbon around him 4 children laying down with a ribbon laying over their eyes

Illustrations created for a book dummy called Ribbons of Wonder written by Ellen Moore. If you are interested in seeing the entire dummy, please contact Rachel Gozhansky at rachelgozhansky@gmail.com or use the contact field towards the bottom of the page.

The Apothecary's Rescue, Prismacolor Marker, Faber-Castell Polychromos, Watercolor, Graphite, 2019

Eric and Camila are testing out their new potion on a frog. They are alarmed by the results. The frog has increase by 3 sizes. Eric and Camila forage for new plants and medicinal herbs as part of their apothecary training. Camila has climbed a tree to reach an out of reach vine and Eric is helping boost Camila up. Eric and Camila are testing out their new potion on a frog. They are alarmed by the results. The frog has increase by 3 sizes.
Eric and Camila are testing out their new potion on a frog. They are alarmed by the results. The frog has increase by 3 sizes. Eric and Camila forage for new plants and medicinal herbs as part of their apothecary training. Camila has climbed a tree to reach an out of reach vine and Eric is helping boost Camila up. Eric and Camila are testing out their new potion on a frog. They are alarmed by the results. The frog has increase by 3 sizes.

Matilda, Prismacolor Marker, Faber-Castell Polychromos, Watercolor, Graphite, 2020

a small serious girl named Matilda reading in a big arm chair surrounding by a cast of characters a collage of black and gray interior spot illustrations
a small serious girl named Matilda reading in a big arm chair surrounding by a cast of characters a collage of black and gray interior spot illustrations

Samantha Spinner mock book cover and interior illustrations, Prismacolor Marker, Watercolor, Graphite, Digital, 2019

book cover showing two kids riding a magtrain two kids laying on floor studying the underside of an umbrella and two kids in a wind tunnel
book cover showing two kids riding a magtrain two kids laying on floor studying the underside of an umbrella and two kids in a wind tunnel

The Boy Israel and the Witch, a Jewish Folktale, Graphite, Watercolor, 2019

cover illustration book spread of two illustrations showing The Boy Israel taking a walk and drinking from the river book spread of two illustrations of birds gossiping and townsfolk enjoying rain after a draught book spread of illustration of a witch summonning a demon book spread of two illustrations showing jewish congregation trying to open the torah ark and bird gossiping book spread of illustration of the boy isreal confronting the demon
cover illustration book spread of two illustrations showing The Boy Israel taking a walk and drinking from the river book spread of two illustrations of birds gossiping and townsfolk enjoying rain after a draught book spread of illustration of a witch summonning a demon book spread of two illustrations showing jewish congregation trying to open the torah ark and bird gossiping book spread of illustration of the boy isreal confronting the demon

A Snicker of Magic, Watercolor, Graphite, 2020

two friends walk by a bakery where words are visible in the dust being swept by the shop keeper

Kisses Stick Forever, Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencil, Watercolor, 2019

cover illustration for Kisses Stick Forever by Emily Perlet. illustration shows a mother burrowing owl kissing her daughters head while her daughter scowls with her arms crossed. a mother burrowing owl trying to give her daughter a healthy breakfast but the daughter only wants a lollipop
cover illustration for Kisses Stick Forever by Emily Perlet. illustration shows a mother burrowing owl kissing her daughters head while her daughter scowls with her arms crossed. a mother burrowing owl trying to give her daughter a healthy breakfast but the daughter only wants a lollipop

Illustrations created for a book dummy called Kisses Stick Forever written by Emily Perlet. This dummy is a work in progress.

"Accidental" Snowman, Prismacolor Markers, Liquid Ink, Faber-Castell Polychromos, 2020

a dog slyly kicks snow on his human, forming the shape of a snowman

The Amazon River, "How the Amazon River Got Its Name" Watercolor, Faber-Castell Polychromos, 2019

The Amazon River was named by the Spanish explorer, Francisco de Orellano. Four hundred years ago, Francisco travelled down the river in search of food and supplies. He and his men fought with tribes of local people living along the river. During one battle, they fought a group of tall, powerful female warriors. The women reminded Francisco of stories from Greek mythology about women warriors called Amazons. He named the river The Amazon after the ancient Greek female warriors.

Piper, Wally & Flop, Prismacolor Marker, Faber-Castell Polychromos, Watercolor, 2018-2019

The dragon's name is Flop. He invites Piper and Wally to join him at his campfire. They roast marshmallows. Wally steals a marshmallow from Flop while he isn't looking. Piper, Wally and Flop are riding their bikes on a bike path. Next to the bike path is a street. Three big trucks are driving by on the street. Piper waves to the Dump Truck driver. Piper, Wally and Flop are playing hide n' seek in Piper's living room. It is Piper's turn to search while Wally and Flop try to hide. Flop is trying to hide behind the curtains but he is so large its not working well. Wally is hiding behind a picture on top of a book shelf. Its a mystery how Wally got up there.
The dragon's name is Flop. He invites Piper and Wally to join him at his campfire. They roast marshmallows. Wally steals a marshmallow from Flop while he isn't looking. Piper, Wally and Flop are riding their bikes on a bike path. Next to the bike path is a street. Three big trucks are driving by on the street. Piper waves to the Dump Truck driver. Piper, Wally and Flop are playing hide n' seek in Piper's living room. It is Piper's turn to search while Wally and Flop try to hide. Flop is trying to hide behind the curtains but he is so large its not working well. Wally is hiding behind a picture on top of a book shelf. Its a mystery how Wally got up there.

The Graveyard Book reimagined book cover, Watercolor, Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencil, 2018

a young boy and a dark man of shadows stand on top of a hill in a graveyard on a gloomy evening looking out over the town in the distance
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