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Nancy Rose

illustration of This icy arctic world is awfully cold and lonely for the Bear.  Luckily, a friend will come soon to warm his life up.  From a children's book concept.
illustration of Thrills and Chills on a summer night around the campfire.  Lemur campers swaps scary ghost stories around the fire. Some of them delight in the spooky tale, while others try very hard to be brave!
illustration of Two unlikely friends share an amazing experience, watching the Northern Lights from their Icy meeting place.  Purple Bear was lonely in his wintery wonderland until White Dog showed up unexpectedly.
illustration of Bear wanted to show his new friend that there was fun to be had on the frozen lake.  From a story concept about loneliness and friendship.
illustration of What would it be like to share your Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich with an extraterrestrial?  Is lunch the universal language?
illustration of It all started with a pencil, and lines swirling around gracefully on the page.  A true improvisation.  Gradually these playful,  joyful lobsters emerged, diving and twirling in their underwater world.  Watercolor brought it all to life.
illustration of This sprouted from an impromptu watercolor demo I gave where the lines were to flow organically and harmoniously to create a watercolor subject.  I was happy with how restful and content my woman turned out.
illustration of This is from a story about little girl, who like all of us, carries her creative spark with her and invents her world.  Sometimes others don't understand the marvels she creates, but her creations and her spark see her through.
illustration of This is from a story about little girl, who like all of us, carries her creative spark with her and invents her world.  Sometimes others don't understand the marvels she creates, but her creations and her spark see her through.
illustration of Imaginary Flowers play in the sunlight.
illustration of Graceful white swan reflected in the stylized water of a pond in an imaginary park.  Watercolor.
illustration of A bird couple, entwined, touch beaks in this delicate watercolor.  An image of Love.  They even form a heart!  Great for your Valentine,
illustration of Herons and Storks and tall waterbirds like that are so graceful and mysterious.  I had a lot of fun with this splashy, colorful watercolor painting.
illustration of I teach watercolor concepts with an exercise called Stained Glass Window, and I used the technique on this piece.  Fun way to do the reptilian scales of the dragon.
illustration of This personable dragon, arms akimbo, has a lot to say.  Watercolor.
illustration of The Ants of O-Hill make plans for construction using the Pennies they found.  From a children's book.
illustration of The wise queen ant finds inspiration on the back of a penny.  From a children's book about a colony of Ants who find one penny, then another, and the coins change their perceptions forever.
illustration of It's about dreams, and the image actually came to me in a dream!  Each white orb represents the child's own personal nightly dream, which has been mined from the stars in the sky.
illustration of Looking back at life before the interstate highways, circa 1950. Dusty, Hot, Long Summer Road Trips.  Fond memories all the same.
illustration of Remember Car Trips without video games, iPods or Air conditioning?  A vintage peak inside the 1950 Ford Woody.
illustration of Sweet innocent little girl sends her message to us with love.  And a Heart! Is it a Valentine?
illustration of It's tempting to say these colors are too fantastical to be real, but the world of mushrooms is limitless!

Profile

I am an artist, author and illustrator in Chicago. I paint in watercolor, acrylics and also do a lot of digital work. I specialize in animals and children, and strive to achieve light and warmth in all of my work. Unique viewpoints interest me. I love to collaborate, and help clients to express a character, a mood, an idea or a story with images. I have a broad range of styles in my toolbox, so I can tell your story in many different ways.

Style/Techniques

Abstract, Acrylic, Animation, Black & White, Caricature, Cartoon, Conceptual, Impressionistic, Line, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Montage, Painterly, Pastel, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Stylized, Watercolor, Decorative, Pattern, Whimsical, Motion

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Animals, Botanical, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Family, Fantasy, Futuristic, Greeting Cards, Historical, Holidays, Landscape, Leisure, Nature, Packaging, People, Romance, Science, Sci-Fi, Wildlife, Americana, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Environmental