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First Responders

IT consultants, as first responders/firemen, providing computer support and networking services. First responders, firemen, car accident, telephone pole, fire extinguisher, orange safety cones, cell phone, emergency cutters, jaws of life, medical stretcher, first aid kit, bird, squirrel, helmets, glasses, uniforms, grass, computer, monitor, steering wheel

© Tad Herr

Ninja Pit Crew

IT consultants, as a Ninja Pit Crew, swooping in to provide computer support and networking services. Ninja, pit crew, car, glasses, uniforms, computer, monitor, steering wheel, gas cans, trapeze, car jack, tires, spare tire, lug wrench, pocket protectors, head phones, auto racing, knee pads

© Tad Herr

Shut off value

Knowing how and where to shut off the water supply is important..."I Didn't Know That!". Raincoat, boots, bucket, cat, rubber duck, inner tube, water, basement, plumbing, copper pipes, gold fish, light bulb

© Creative Homeowner

Flooded basement

What you do to recover from a flooded basement depends on the severity of the problem and your personal capabilities...”I Didn’t Know That!”. Flood, water, turtle, mop, bucket, rubber boots, rubber gloves, woman, girl, blonde, homeowner, sweater

© Creative Homeowner

Over loaded receptacle

Over loading a receptacle could cause a short..."I Didn't Know That!". Kitchen cabinets, vacuum cleaner, apron, dog, toaster, microwave oven, mixer, faucet, sneakers, countertop

© Creative Homeowner

Don’t get zapped

If lightning strikes your home, it can send thousands of volts of electricity through the wiring system into an appliance you may be using-and into you...”I Didn’t Know That!”. Electric shock, lightning storm, landline phone, electrical appliances, cell phone, surge suppressors, thunder storm, window, sneakers, clouds

© Creative Homeowner

Hanging wallpaper

Helpful tips for hanging wallpaper..."I Didn't Know That!". Cat, dog, step ladder, sponge, brush, trowel, sneakers

© Creative Homeowner

Engine fluids

It's a good idea to check your engine fluids..."I Didn't Know That!". Car, tires, sneakers, bottles, earrings, oil, antifreeze, windshield, auto maintenance

© Creative Homeowner

House shopping

Gathering lots of info when shopping for a house is very important..."I Didn't Know That!". Shopping cart, homes, traditional, colonial, contemporary, roof, chimney

© Creative Homeowner

Scary water heater

The loss of energy and money from inefficient appliances can be very scary. Copper pipes, values, heat, dog, appliances, hot water

© Tad Herr

A Friendly Talk

Cover art for a CD and poster of delightful children’s songs called "A Friendly Talk". This illustrates the title song about getting along with others that may be different than you. Lion, mouse, elephant, monkey, zebra, hyena, antelope, water buffalo, jungle, palm tree, bushes, coconuts, grass, plants vegetation

© Tad Herr

Swamped! Musical Book Cover

Masthead and cover illustration for a musical book called “SWAMPED!” for young voices about friendship, tolerance and courage. Typography, type, lettering, masthead, logos, branding, frog, bull frog, lilly pad, party hat, tadpole, bathing cap, dragon fly, party lights, cat tails, bull rushes, water, swamp, swimming

© Tad Herr

Swamped! Masthead

Masthead for a children’s musical book called “SWAMPED!”. Typography, type, lettering, masthead, logos, branding

© Tad Herr

Germs

Front cover for a children's book called "Germs". Bugs, critters, virus, bacteria, cold, flu, sick, cough, sneeze

© Scholastic

Carl rests in bed

Front cover for a children's book called "Carl Conquers a Cold". Bugs, critters, virus, bacteria, cold, flu, sick, cough, sneeze, germs, cold, boy, bed, glasses, orange juice, kleenx, tissues, lamp, table, blanket, pillow, sheets, hair

© Tad Herr

"Virus" and "Bacteria"

Very important characters in a children's book called "Carl Conquers a Cold". Bugs, critters, virus, bacteria, cold, flu, sick, cough, sneeze, germs

© Tad Herr

Carl is sneezed on in class

For a children's book called "Carl Conquers a Cold". Bugs, critters, virus, bacteria, cold, flu, sick, cough, sneeze, germs, school, teacher, kids, boys, girls, desk, note book, pencil, bulletin board, clock, lights, glasses, children

© Tad Herr

Carl and Joey on the bus ride home

For a children's book called "Carl Conquers a Cold". Bugs, critters, virus, bacteria, cold, flu, sick, cough, sneeze, germs, boys, school bus, glasses, sneakers, backpack, freckles, crew cut

© Tad Herr

Kitchen clutter

For a self help book titled "Clutter's Last Stand". Kitchen cabinets, plants, dishes, plates, utensils, cups, faucet, dishwasher, man, woman, husband, wife, pot rack, bread, pots and pans, kettle, stove, cooktop, drawers, cookware, strainer, cooking, spaghetti, pasta, noodles, oven mitten, spoon, toaster, toast, cuckoo clock, appliance

© Tad Herr

Closet clutter

For a self help book titled "Clutter's Last Stand". Door, man, woman, husband, wife, book, clothes hanger, lamp shade, trumpet, CD, coffee cup, tie, envelope, ball, cowboy hat, rubber duck, pots and pans, kettle, shoe, high heels, christmas balls, tennis racket, T-shirt, bottle, neckless, paper clip, cat, push pin, paper cup, cassette, screws

© Tad Herr

Cabinet clutter

For a self help book titled "Clutter's Last Stand". Man, underwear, T-shirt, medicine cabinet, sink, faucet, pills, comb, tooth brush, toothpaste, Q tips, razor, lipstick, perfume, eye liner, mascara, bottle, deodorant, cosmetics

© Tad Herr

Shoe clutter

For a self help book titled "Clutter's Last Stand". Woman, shoes, boots, loafers, high heels, sandals, flip flops, clogs, mary janes, flats, hiking boots, sneakers, dress shoes, moccasins, pile, kneeling, sorting, clutter

© Tad Herr

Car cLutter

For a self help book titled "Clutter's Last Stand". Mini van, flamingo, snowman, fish, cowboy boots, cat, dog, kids, basketball, telephone, tires

© Tad Herr

Safe!

For a “Product Safety & Compliance and Liability Seminar” held at Pheasant Run Resort. Pheasant, umpire, baseball, home plate, baseball diamond, running, dirt, grass, feathers, birds, man, sports, safety, ball park, baseball hat

© Tad Herr

They’re back

Another family reunion at Rattlesnake Hunting and Fishing Lodge. Reunion, rattlesnake, road trip, SUV, volleyball, kitchen sink, rocking chair, blender, inner tube, socks, luggage, suitcase, travel, cooler, pots, pans, spatula, dog, cards, flip flop, car, male, female, man, woman, licence plate, hub cap, nuts, bolts, camping

© Tad Herr

Man guarding a safe's contents

A financial official with full disclosure issues. CFO, finance, money, safe, combination, wing tips, shoes, crew cut, memo, business, bank, watch, investments, financial adviser, savings

© Tad Herr

A Perception Problem

This type of problem is common wherever people gather-at home, in marriage, at work or at church. It occurs when a person says or does something (or doesn’t say or do something) the meaning of which is perplexing to the other one. Men, walking, suits, shoes, bulletin board, cork board, post-it notes, thumb tacks, file folder, ignored man, gestures

© Tad Herr

We all appreciate simple instructions

Most cooks can tell within a minute of looking at a recipe whether or not it is one they are capable of pulling off. Cookbook, recipes, mixer, baking, cooking, apron

© Tad Herr

Help around the house

Front cover for a self help book called "Help Around the House". Family, kids, dog, cat, dishes, dishwasher, whistle, cardboard box, doll, baby carriage, wagon, football helmet, skate board, basketball, cowboy hat, baseball, socks, laundry, sneakers

© Tad Herr

Einstein

You have to be a genius to figure out your telephone bill. Vest, pencil, paper work, finances, frustration

© Tad Herr

Bad weather

A construction VP caught up in all kinds of bad weather. The weather represents the problems he'll need to overcome to meet his new store opening goals. Hard hat, briefcase, papers, blueprints, suit, umbrella, tornado, pig, cow, chicken, thunder storm, lightening, rain, wind, animals

© Tad Herr

Up to your #!@* in alligators

A construction VP caught in a swamp surrounded by alligators. The alligators represent the problems he'll need to overcome to meet his new store opening goals. Hard hat, briefcase, papers, blue prints, suit, water, animals

© Tad Herr

Problems, problems, problems

A construction VP about to be struck by falling rocks. The rocks represent the problems he'll need to overcome to meet his new store opening goals. Rocks, boulders, hard hat, briefcase, papers, blue prints, suit, accident, stones

© Tad Herr

Reinventing the wheel

Cave, chisel, mallet, cave man, cave drawings, buffalo, deer, stones, rocks, boulders, leopard skin, fur coat

© Tad Herr

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes

For an article about teamwork and understanding where the other person is coming from. High heels, boots, wrench, over weight, plumber, mechanic, gloves, unshaven, beard

© Tad Herr

Thar's gold in them thar hills

Be sure to mine the existing talent within your organization first before looking else where. Prospectors, miners, gold, cowboy hat, suspenders, pick, ax, top hat, vest, side burns, teamwork

© Tad Herr

Summer Counts

"Summer Counts!" provides grade appropriate practice in subjects such as reading, language arts, vocabulary and math. Motivating children to continue learning throughout the summer. Books, boy, glasses, knowledge, freckles

© Options Publishing

Don't Know Your Own Strength?

Scientists asked volunteers to press down on their partner's finger only as hard as their partner pressed their finger. Instead, they were pushing down harder with each turn-kind of like a schoolyard shoving match. Experiment, kids, children, boys, glasses, school, backpack, pencil, sneakers, ruler, book, fighting

© Tad Herr

Pet clean-up made easy

Front cover for a very helpful book called "Pet Clean-up Made Easy". Cat, dog, gold, fish, hamster, rat, mouse, lizard, reptile, fish bowl, water, dog food, cat food, couch, sofa, furniture, table, foot prints, food fight

© Tad Herr

Hanging around watching the bees

For "The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD". Boy, kids, children, bugs, insects, freckles, flight, flying

© Free Spirit

Upside down sneakers

For "The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD". Shoes, shoe laces, high tops, socks, sports

© Free Spirit

Staying in control

For "The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD". Boys, kids, children, mocking, bullies, frustration, angry, glasses, gangs, teasing

© Free Spirit

Use a list to help keep organized

For "The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD". Dad, daughter, shopping, cart, groceries, sweatshirt, apples, bananas, fruit, hoody

© Free Spirit

Staying organized saves time and frustration

For “The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD”. Teenager, boy, homework, three-binder, books, pens, pencils, glasses, notebook, assignments

© Tad Herr

Try new activities to strengthen friendships

For “The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD”. Teenager, boy, girl, marching band, keyboard, saxophone, hats, friends, musical instruments, clubs, uniforms

© Tad Herr

Lack of team work

Baseball, pitcher, sports, baseball glove, spikes, uniforms

© Tad Herr

Always on the run

Rabbit, time, watch, pocket watch, animals, running, papers, vest

© Tad Herr

Fish Bones

Fish, bones, skeleton, museum, display, platform, scientist, archeology, history, white lab coats, discovery, excavation, artifacts

© Tad Herr

Bulldog Tug Of War

Bulldog, dog collar, papers, woman, tug of war, stubborn, wrestling, contest

© Tad Herr

What's Legal Now?

Man, woman, employer, employee, sexual abuse, pinch, documentation, baseball cap, anger, hostility, displeasure, annoyance

© Tad Herr

Wind energy

Harness the power of the wind...for an environmental newsletter. Clouds, windmill, wind turbine, green energy, global warming, alternative energy sources, propeller

© Tad Herr

Money up the chimney

The importance of insulating your home...for an environmental newsletter. House, hat, scarf, warm, winter, insulation, weather, cold, global warming

© Tad Herr

Back yard burn barrels

The pollutants and hazards associated with back yard burn barrels...for an environmental newsletter. Trash, fire, flames, smoke, pollution, stink, smelly, global warming

© Tad Herr

Le Green Hotel

The pros of using "Green Friendly" hotels...for an environmental newsletter. Trees, squirrels, acorns, suitcase, nuts, sleep, global warming, alternative energy sources

© Tad Herr

Warming with wood

The pros and cons of warming with wood...for an environmental newsletter. Beaver, top hat, chimney sweep, smoke, global warming, burn, alternative energy sources

© Tad Herr

Apple

One in a series of fruits and vegetables used on signage for locally grown produce. Farm fresh, home grown, organic, healthy

© Tad Herr

Dental exam

For an article about the importance of regular check ups. Dentist, teeth, mirror, health, hands, gloves

© Tad Herr

Woman

Portrait, model, stylish, jacket, makeup, cosmetics

© Tad Herr

Standing duck

One in a series of ducks for a financial insert about paying bills. Mallard, birds, waterfowl, drake, game

© Tad Herr

Duck about to take off

One in a series of ducks for a financial insert about paying bills. Mallard, birds, waterfowl, game, flight, takeoff, running, runway, airborne

© Tad Herr

Bass shoes

In store promotional signage. Wing tip, shoe lace, men's fashion

© Tad Herr

Cheese Deluxe, Book Cover

CHEESE DELUXE is a chronicle of a year in the life of a group of spotty teens who gathered at the Samoa Drive-In on Mercer Island, Washington in the mid-1960s—the last pre-Vietnam, pre-drug high school class. Author Greg Palmer was a class member as well as the Samoa’s cook and unofficial confessor. Teenagers, cars, high school, boys, girls, food, cheeseburgers

© Tad Herr

To infinity...and beyond!

What is the size of our universe? "Night Sky". Space, galaxy, Milky Way, stars, planets, solar system, balloon, gravity

© Tad Herr

Key pouch

Step by step instructions for making your own key pouch. Key, cloth, velcro, sewing, backpacking, camping

© Tad Herr

Pest chaser

Pest Chaser packaging graphics. Mouse, mice, rats, sonic, trap, high tech, rodents

© Tad Herr

Pest chaser house placement

Pest Chaser packaging graphics. Sonic traps, high tech, home, rodents, mouse, mice, rats

© Tad Herr

Alternative energy sources

This image was created for a trade show that promoted education, training and displays to provide the knowledge, technology and products that will lead us into a bright future. Windmill, propeller, wind turbine, solar panels, roof top garden, green house, high tech

© Tad Herr

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Style/Techniques

Black & White, Caricature, Cartoon, Design, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Lettering, Line, Line with Color, Logo Design, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Stylized, Technical, Type Design, Whimsical

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Celebrities, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fashion/Cosmetics, Food, Futuristic, Health, Industrial, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Medical, Music, Nature, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Product, Science, Scientific, Sports, Technology, Textiles, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Feminine, Masculine, Youth, Environmental