Category: Illustration

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and your loved ones a happy holiday season and a peaceful new year! 2016 was quite a whirlwind. I don't know what's in store in 2017 but I hope it's a good one for us all. (more…)

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What does a Doll Wear to Her Sweet Sixteen?

A couple years ago I had this crazy idea to answer readers' fashion questions with fashion illustrations. It was an interesting but short-lived experiment on my fashion blog "The Style Confessions". Although I studied fashion design in school I found a job at Mattel fairly early on in my career. I've been designing dolls and doll clothes for years. As a result…

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What is a Mood Board?

What is a Mood Board? The mood board is a collage that creates a visual presentation of style, feeling, and color. It is the starting point for a design project, whether it be a fashion collection, interior design, or a doll line. It acts as a outline to the designer's story, and helps the designer stay focused throughout the project.  The terms mood board, concept board,…

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