The Sketch Book — georgetown

back to school

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 I know, I know I know. How cute is she?! This was a recent commission for Megan, a Georgetown student.Doesn't it just make you want to crack open a new package of flash cards? Back in my day, we walked barefoot, up hill to school, both ways. We also hand-wrote our notes and made our art history flashcards by printing out images and glueing them on little paper cards. This has probably been replaced by some sort of iPad flashcard app. Don't even tell me about it. The memory is too beautiful, I don't want to taint it with modern advancements. Let me...

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Spring Wedding Season at Urban Chic Boutique

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Happy First Day of Spring! I am celebrating by wearing a ski coat and earmuffs. Still feels like winter in New York.But enough of reality, let's focus on blogland where it's time to wear a white lace dress and walk around with a champagne flute while planning your June wedding like this illustration here. I created her for Urban Chic Boutique's Third Annual "Urban Chic Says I Do" event. The event will take place March 29th and 30th at their Georgetown shop. The Boutique is turning itself into a mini wonderland of bridal delights for the weekend  featuring their favorite...

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Ella Rue's new site

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Congratulations to Ella Rue on their new website! I've told you about Ella Rue before, it is a wonderful consignment boutique. Krista, the store's owner and curator, just launched a lovely new website full of cute illustrations by yours truly so be sure to go check it out! This illustration above is their landing page and is a sketch of their cute georgetown shop.

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Ella Rue turns 2

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 Happy 2nd birthday to Ella Rue!Ella Rue is darling little consignment boutique tucked away on one of my favorite tree-lined streets in Georgetown and today is the 2nd anniversary of the shop's opening!An old friend of mine, Krista Johnson, started plans for the store right about the time I was starting my commission business. She named the store after her two puppies Ella and Rue. And yes, that's the three of them illustrated above. If you look at her current website - she has a new site coming soon featuring many new illustrations of mine - you'll see one of my...

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FNO - DC

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Guess what tomorrow is... Fashion's Night Out! And this year I'll be back in my favorite old stomping grounds to celebrate. I will be at Urban Chic in Georgetown sketching shoppers, come see me!

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