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Protest

End white supremacist male carnage, Black is Beautiful, Black Lives Matter, boy, child, protest, poster, cut out letters, tape, hands, face, black jeans, African American, activism, protest, full body, holding sign

© Heather Heckel

Jessica

Woman, mirror image, reflection, floral pattern, hands rings earrings gold pyramids triangles floating long brown hair off center young adult

© Heather Heckel

(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

Mirror image of woman with landscape in colored pencil and goldleaf. Based on Otis Redding's (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay. blue jeans shorts bikini reflection water sun landscape, tattoo, tattoos, cutoffs, beach, tan, black bathing suit, double, reflect, long blonde hair, young woman, horizontal

© Heather Heckel

Woman with Pencil

Apprehensive, floating pencil, goldleaf, mirror image, green coat, zipper, hair in bun, reflection, centered composition, symmetrical, white background, warm face cool clothes

© Heather Heckel

Mother and Daughter

Mother and daughter, black long hair, baby in diaper, hands, ponytail, looking, love

© Heather Heckel

Yoga

Mandala, yoga, pattern, repeated figures, downward dog, warrior pose, pastel colors, repetition, balance, healthy lifestyle, Adobe Illustrator, therapy

© Heather Heckel

Boycott

Protest, demonstration, political, boycott, money, community, trees, texture, pattern, halftone, family, signs, environment, group of people, crowd, Park Slope

© Heather Heckel

Holiday Cookies

Say yes to holiday stress! Cookies, broken, plane, car, letters, family photo, Santa, star, decorating, children, mess, stress, tree, Christmas tree, crumbs, frosting

© Heather Heckel

I voted

I voted, political, politics, red white and blue, city skyline, stars, buildings with windows, check mark, circle, circular, gradient

© Heather Heckel

Lola

Lola pug white ribbon hand lettering old dog pet black white muzzle elderly pink background

© Heather Heckel

Buck on Wall

Colored pencil buck mounted on wall, hunting trophy, animal head, deer, taxidermy, animal eye, animal nose, fur, antlers

© Heather Heckel

Copper Pipes

Colored pencil illustration of copper pipes, with solder and oxidation. Metallic and reflective realism. redecoration renovation home improvement, reflection, shiny, construction

© Heather Heckel

Magnavox TV

Colored pencil drawing of a retro Magnavox TV, television, with white screen, vintage, wood paneling, dials, white background

© Heather Heckel

Mailbox

Colored pencil drawing of a mailbox with the numbers 746 taped on, in the style of Norman Rockwell, pink, dented, mail, rust, rusty, zip ties, white background, high contrast, floating, U.S. Mail Property of the Postmaster General, embossed text

© Heather Heckel

Hangers in closet

Colored pencil drawing of three different types of hangers in a closet, plastic, wire and a combination of both. Different textures, one holds a jacket. Part of the background can be seen, clothing, fashion, wood pole, hanging

© Heather Heckel

Electrical Socket

Colored pencil drawing of electrical socket behind drywall, renovation, construction, electricity, plugs, remodeling, white

© Heather Heckel

White spigot

Colored pencil drawing of a white spigot with handle and opening. The paint is peeling off slightly, solid background, renovation, construction, remodeling, hole, metal, painted

© Heather Heckel

Retro door handle

Colored pencil drawing of a retro door handle on a wooden door, black on white, metal on wood, seafoam green background, home decoration, interior design

© Heather Heckel

Brass doorknob with lock

Colored pencil drawing of a brass doorknob and lock, with the door jamb in blue, unfinished edges, old lock below

© Heather Heckel

Wooden staircase

Colored pencil drawing of a wooden staircase with white paint on the railing and walls, interior design

© Heather Heckel

Retro patterned rug

Colored pencil drawing of a retro patterned rug, with woven texture and intricate pattern, floral, paisley, soft, fabric, embroidery

© Heather Heckel

Retro clawfoot bathtub

Colored pencil drawing of a retro clawfoot bathtub, with shower curtain, gray floor, seafoam green background, cloth, porcelain, bathroom, interior design

© Heather Heckel

Private sign

Colored pencil drawing of an iron Private sign on red shingles, house, decoration, metal, siding

© Heather Heckel

Summer landscape

An Impressionistic oil painting of a summer landscape with tall grass in a field, sunlight, plants, hot

© Heather Heckel

Backlit Summer Landscape

A backlit evening Impressionistic oil painting of a summer landscape with two trees and a wooden fence, long shadows, wooden canvas background, foliage, greens

© Heather Heckel

Lake Landscape

A summer landscape of a lake, with the wooden canvas showing through. Low hanging tree limbs and rocks, with a reflection, mud, rocks, foliage, leaves, hot, branch

© Heather Heckel

Corn Crib Landscape

Summer landscape of a corn crib with trees in the background, on wooden canvas, foliage, grass, hot, wood shed

© Heather Heckel

Profile Portrait

An oil painting of a profile view, abstract background, nose, eyes, lips, hair pulled back, brunette, calm expression

© Heather Heckel

Profile Painting

An oil painting of a profile view, abstract view, eyes, nose, glasses, mouth, calm expression

© Heather Heckel

Summer Landscape with Wildflowers

An Impressionistic oil painting of a summer landscape with tall grass and wildflowers in a field. A barn in the background, and tree trunks, roots, grass, foliage, fence, hot, shadows, lights and darks, loose brushstrokes

© Heather Heckel

Landscape with stone wall and powerlines

An Impressionistic oil painting of a summer landscape with a stone wall, powerlines and trees, wooden canvas showing through, foliage, shadows, gray stones

© Heather Heckel

Bridge over creek

This bridge over a creek was painted in black and white oil paint at Gulpha Creek in Hot Springs, Arkansas, water reflection, foliage, grayscale, half circle, arch, archway, water

© Heather Heckel

Mountains at Hot Springs National Park

These trees and mountains at Hot Springs National Park were painted in black and white oil on wood canvas, grayscale, value, wooden canvas showing through, repeated treetops

© Heather Heckel

Gulpha Creek Tree and Rocks

This tree and rocks were painted in black and white oil at Gulpha Creek in Hot Springs National Park, grayscale, leaning tree trunk, leaves, water, stones, mud, reflection, cracks in wall, texture

© Heather Heckel

Landscape in Hot Springs National Park

This black and white oil painting on wood features a landscape with a tree and lampposts at Hot Springs National Park, wooden canvas showing through, buildings in the background, trail, walkway, grayscale, white grass and leaves, tree trunk, branches

© Heather Heckel

Pine Tree Landscape

This black and white oil painting of a pine tree with rocks and grass was created at Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas, stone, grass, grayscale

© Heather Heckel

Pine Tree Landscape

This pine tree on rocks landscape was painted in black and white oil at Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas, grayscale, branches, pine needles, rocks, wooden canvas showing through

© Heather Heckel

Landscape with winding road

This black and white landscape in oil shows a winding road with mountains in the background. Trees and rocks are in the foreground, grayscale, mountains in foreground, rocks, foliage, leaves, trees, nature

© Heather Heckel

Fountain Cafe

This is a colored pencil drawing of the Fountain Cafe sign in Hot Springs, AR, with an arrow, red, signage, letters, restaurant, vintage, retro, blue, powerlines

© Heather Heckel

Bohemia

This is a colored pencil sign of Bohemia in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, light and shadow, vintage, retro, shadows, letters, handlettering, yellow paint

© Heather Heckel

Majestic Hotel Sign

The Majestic Hotel sign in Hot Springs, Akansas, in colored pencil, letters, handlettering, vintage, retro, travel, road trip

© Heather Heckel

Settle Inn Sign

This Settle Inn sign and background was created in colored pencil, red sign, black trees, shapes, hotel, motel, travel, retro, vintage, signage, handlettering

© Heather Heckel

Aristocrat

This Aristocrat hotel sign was created in colored pencils, Hot Springs, Arkansas, handlettering, neon lights, sign, signage, hotel, motel, retro, vintage, travel, road trip

© Heather Heckel

The Happy Hollow motel sign

This motel sign for The Happy Hollow was created in colored pencil, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Neon, old signs, vintage, retro, travel, road trip, hand lettering, black and white

© Heather Heckel

Motel Capri sign

This Motel Capri sign was drawn using colored pencils, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, neon, retro, vintage, hand lettering, road trip, travel, hotel

© Heather Heckel

Tower Motel and Alpine Inn

These two old signs, Tower Motel and Alpine Inn, were created using colored pencil, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, street scene, vintage, retro, road trip, travel, lamp post, power lines, streetlight, sidewalk, overlapping

© Heather Heckel

Angels Park Hotel

This Angels Park Hotel was created using colored pencil in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, Art Deco, ball point pen, black and white, grayscale, price, $63, vintage, retro, hotel, motel, road trip, travel

© Heather Heckel

Crystals sign

This is a colored pencil drawing of a hand painted Crystals sign in Hot Springs, Arkansas, hand lettering, retro, vintage, road trip, poles, power lines, foliage, red sign, spotlight.

© Heather Heckel

Arlington Hotel sign

This historic Arlington Hotel sign was created in colored pencils, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, motel, hand lettering, road trip, retro, vintage, signage, black, white background, red.

© Heather Heckel

Avalon Apartments

This is a colored pencil sign of Avalon Apartments in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, hand lettering, retro, vintage, road trip, travel, red, solid gray foliage

© Heather Heckel

Liquor Mart

This is a colored pencil sign of Liquor Mart in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, power lines, racing forms, alcohol, road trip, vintage, retro, travel, neon

© Heather Heckel

Lynwood Motel sign

This is a colored pencil sign of the Lynwood Motel in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, travel, road trip, hand lettering, power lines, foliage

© Heather Heckel

Tops Barbecue

This is a colored pencil sign of Tops Barbecue in Memphis, Tennessee. Old signs, vintage, pork, pig, neon, road trip, travel, restaurant

© Heather Heckel

Sands Central Inn

This is a colored pencil sign of Sands Central Inn in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, travel, retro, road trip, hand lettering, black background, blue text

© Heather Heckel

Vagabond Motel

This is a colored pencil sign of Vagabond Motel in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, brown, gray foliage, retro, vintage, road trip, travel

© Heather Heckel

Milstead Apartments

This is a colored pencil sign of Milstead Apartments in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, road trip, steam heat, TV, television, travel, brown

© Heather Heckel

Centerfold

This is a colored pencil sign of Centerfold in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, red, strip club, topless bar, neon, hand lettering

© Heather Heckel

Kings Inn

This is a colored pencil sign of Kings Inn in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, road trip, motel, hotel, neon, hand lettering

© Heather Heckel

Boll Weevil Pawn

This is a colored pencil sign of Boll Weevil Pawn Superstore in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, travel, road trip, blue, red

© Heather Heckel

Continental Motel

This is a colored pencil sign of the Continental Motel in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, travel, road trip, hotel, red, black background

© Heather Heckel

Bailey's Ice Cream

This is a colored pencil sign of Bailey's Ice Cream in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, road trip, travel, summer, awning, stripes, neon, cone

© Heather Heckel

Shipley Donuts

This is a colored pencil sign of Shipley Donuts in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, drive through, thru, hand lettering, road trip, travel, black, white red

© Heather Heckel

Arego's Guns Guns Guns

This is a colored pencil sign of Arego's Guns Guns Guns in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Old signs, vintage, retro, hand lettering, red

© Heather Heckel

Black and White Fruit outlines and silhouettes

Black and White Fruit outlines and silhouettes with: cherry, cherries, beet, lettuce, banana, avocado, cashews, kidney beans, seeds, strawberry, strawberries, blueberry, blueberries, orange lemon lime wedge, watermelon, stylized, pattern, healthy

© Heather Heckel

Fly

Scientific illustration of a fly created with graphite pencil, housefly, science, symmetrical

© Heather Heckel

Beetle

A scientific, educational illustration of a beetle using colored pencils, mostly green, shiny, reflective, symmetrical

© Heather Heckel

Children playing tag

This illustration depicts children playing on an open book with nature in the background. Silhouettes and a library / bookshelf are shown, with a park bench and foliage, tree, mom, kids, running, tag, solid, grass, sun, fun

© Heather Heckel

Yellow House

This yellow house is digital and symmetrical, architecture, windows, doors, roof, chimney, mansion, vector

© Heather Heckel

People Walking

These people walking were created digitally. Vector people, silhouettes with flat color, couple, adult, child, interaction, waving, holding hands, walking, jeans, shoes, skirt, shirt, business, brief case, crowd, high heels, family, corporate, relax

© Heather Heckel

Breezeway

This breezeway and building were created digitally, with foliage and clouds in the background, architecture, gray, green, red, covered walkway, repetition, windows, doors, bushes, brick

© Heather Heckel

Clock Tower

This clock tower was created digitally and has foliage and clouds in the background, architecture, brick, windows, door, railing, balcony

© Heather Heckel

Dog with Kong toy

This mutt is a dog portrait in colored pencil, featuring his favorite Kong toy in the foreground as well as the pattern in the background, cardboard, colored pencil, happy, puppy, toy, play, sitting, sit, spots, panting

© Heather Heckel

Erika

Portrait of Erika, scratchboard and colored pencil, moody, realistic, texture, three quarters view

© Heather Heckel

Jungle Pattern

Monkey, chameleon, toucan, branches, leaves in a happy pattern, fun, children, baby, cheerful, tree, hanging, repeat, repetition, clothing, print, design

© Heather Heckel

Jungle Pattern, Creeping! Leaping! Sleeping?

Jungle pattern featuring lions, cheetahs, and tigers. Creeping! Leaping! Sleeping? With stars in the background, perfect for boys products, children, sleep, pajamas, kids, baby, repeat, repetition, blue, green, yellow, black, night sky, bedtime

© Heather Heckel

Underwater Pattern

Underwater pattern featuring jellyfish, whales and seahorses. See through outlines with bubbles in the background. Perfect for girls products, children, baby, cheerful, happy, fun, line art, repeat, repetition, pink, blue

© Heather Heckel

Pittsburgh Line Drawing

Line drawing of a neighborhood in Pittsburgh. Lettering and ink turned digital, line art, turquoise, script, lettering, hand lettering, houses, hills, trees, power lines, crowded, suburban

© Heather Heckel

Rainy Day Pattern

Rainy day pattern featuring clouds, rain, lightning and umbrellas against a black background, green, blue, thunder, repeat, repetition, storm, stormy

© Heather Heckel

NPR Radio Dinner

Old style radio on table setting for one by candlelight. NPR logo is painted on the radio, national public radio, plate, candle, wine glass dinner, setting, educational, informative, place setting

© Heather Heckel

Cinema

An acrylic painting of a cinema. Architecture in the sunlight, solid large shapes, pattern, posters, movies, movie theatre, pink, Florida, retro, vintage, shadow

© Heather Heckel

Cow with Windmill in background

A stylized cow with fences and windmill in the background. fields flowers happy sky clouds dairy milk brown cow outlines

© Heather Heckel

Painterly Man

A portrait of a man created in a painterly style with oil paint. collar, black suit messy hair eye stye, retro vintage old time

© Heather Heckel

Abraham Lincoln

A portrait of Abraham Lincoln created in oil paint and colored pencil. Stylized and historical. hat suit facing viewer history president tall

© Heather Heckel

Stork with Baby: Planning the Unexpected

Planning the unexpected with mothers, pregnancy and childbirth. A stork is shown flying with a baby bundle, but in the process there are many options shown in the form of dotted lines. cityscape expecting birth babies grass purple green dotted lines directions planning

© Heather Heckel

Fans

Three Oriental style fans painted in a realistic style using acrylic paint. Asian black background flowers birds three pleated fans

© Heather Heckel

Sammy Davis Jr

Sammy Davis Jr in colored pencil and oil pattern background African American Black lives matter music looking to the side Rat Pack

© Heather Heckel

Meditation in Park Slope

A male business man practicing meditation, hovering above Park Slope, Brooklyn. striped socks transcendence red head red lines collared shirt peace zen city trees streetlights lamp posts winder cold snow warm cross legged seated position meditating hands full figure smiling tie texture

© Heather Heckel

Local Shopping

Shop Local! These buildings are bags! storefronts business sidewalk brown paper bags handles street scene buying purchase shopping doors Park Slope Brooklyn

© Heather Heckel

Self Portrait in 12 Steps

A self portrait in scratchboard and oil. pencil, woman, dramatic lighting, black and white, radiating lines

© Heather Heckel

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson in acrylic paint. looking to the side, black and white, texture

© Heather Heckel

John Steinbeck Portrait

John Steinbeck portrait on book sculpture, 3D, book spines, author, writing, black and white, full body portrait, installation, library, books

© Heather Heckel

John Steinbeck Portrait

John Steinbeck portrait on book sculpture

© Heather Heckel

Orlando and Olivia

Graphite pencil portrait of Orlando and Olivia. Father and daughter, black and white, smiling, 2 year old, pattern shirt, beard, shaved head, family, Dominican, ethnic, Puerto Rican, Latina, Latino

© Heather Heckel

Alex Portrait

Graphite pencil portrait, profile view of Alex. Side profile view headband short hair woman Dominican ethnic black and white, graphite, Latina

© Heather Heckel

Mother and Daughter

Oil portrait of Alex and her baby daughter Olivia. Mother childhood baby parenthood Latina Dominican Puerto Rican, family, newborn

© Heather Heckel

Thomas Mann Portrait

Acrylic stipple portrait of Thomas Mann. Author, black and white, dots, simple, looking ahead straight forward

© Heather Heckel

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein author, feminist

© Heather Heckel

Ernest Hemingway Portrait

Acrylic stipple portrait of Ernest Hemingway. Black and white, three quarters view, dots simple, author

© Heather Heckel

John Steinbeck Portrait

John Steinbeck stipple portrait. Black and white, three quarters view, simple, dots, author

© Heather Heckel

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Acrylic stipple portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald black and white, author, dots, simple

© Heather Heckel

Pill-oh Pillow

Play on words, pill-oh = pillow, pun pharmacy comic colors bright gray funny

© Heather Heckel

Pill-oh Pillow

Play on words, pill-oh = pillow, pun pharmacy pharmaceuticals alphabet bright colors gray funny

© Heather Heckel

Darn These Socks

This play on words involves sewing! Darn these socks, hole funny pun stitching apparel fabric

© Heather Heckel

Out to Pasture

This calf is rescued from the factory farming industry. gold leaf out to pasture texture Byzantine animal rights ethics animal welfare farm cow beef dairy vegan

© Heather Heckel

Out to Pasture

These chickens are rescued from the factory farming industry. rooster hen Byzantine three eggs ethical eating animal rights animal welfare vegan farm

© Heather Heckel

Out to Pasture

This pig was rescued from the factory farming industry. Pork bacon ethical eating animal welfare animal rights farm Byzantine vegan

© Heather Heckel

Jose

Portrait of a former student, Jose, in scratchboard. African American Black lives matter, Black is beautiful, student, boy, child, collared shirt, stipple stippling pointillism black and white

© Heather Heckel

Dreams

Portrait inspired by "Dreams" by Langson Hughes boy child Black is Beautiful Black Lives Matter boy snow trees eyes and nose tan black white stipple stippling pointillism

© Heather Heckel

The Culprit

Photorealistic acrylic painting of a rooster, comb, feathers, eye, beak, realistic dramatic lighting dark background farm animal chicken cock red

© Heather Heckel

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic

Urban high school students chalk board denim jacket afro glasses African American Black lives matter desk pencil paper book black sweater tshirt teenage style boys male education triptych

© Heather Heckel

Kaia

Portrait of Kaia, a former student school young girl African America Black Lives Matter serious braids old master lighting Rembrandt style

© Heather Heckel

Portrait

Portrait, a former student school young girl Asian serious profile view stippling black and white values female

© Heather Heckel

Girl in School Uniform

Portrait school uniform plaid, a former student school young girl Asian three quarters view serious old master lighting Rembrandt style

© Heather Heckel

Student

Portrait of a former student school young girl serious profile view old master lighting Rembrandt style

© Heather Heckel

Elementary School

Portrait stippling stipple black and white dots a former student school young girl Latina serious old master lighting Rembrandt style three quarters view

© Heather Heckel

Girl in School Uniform

An oil painting of a former student. Dominican, hair braids, old master lighting, Rembrandt, Latina, girl child three quarters view

© Heather Heckel

Student in Profile

A scratchboard portrait of a former student. stipple stippling black and white dots value profile view black African American child Black lives matter student school braids collared shirt

© Heather Heckel

Girl in School Uniform

An oil portrait of one of my former students. little girl student plaid school uniform color Rembrandt lighting old master style long blonde hair happy facing forward

© Heather Heckel

Girl in School Uniform

A scratchboard portrait of a previous student. Black Lives Matter Black is beautiful, braids beads three quarters view girl child stippling stipple black and white dots pointillism

© Heather Heckel

Girl in School Uniform

An oil portrait of a former student. plaid collared white shirt profile view Black Lives Matter Black is beautiful child black girl old masters style Rembrandt lighting

© Heather Heckel

Student in Uniform

A scratchboard portrait of a former student. facing forward collared shirt student black boy child smiling happy content Black Lives Matter Black is Beautiful stippling stipple black and white dots pointillism

© Heather Heckel

Handsome

An oil portrait of a previous student named Handsome. Collared shirt black is beautiful black lives matter African American young boy child braids in hair old masters style Rembrandt lighting

© Heather Heckel

Rocia

A scratchboard portrait of a former student named Rocia. Beads facing forward braided hair African American young girl child Black is Beautiful Black lives matter stippling stipple black and white pointillism old masters style Rembrandt lighting

© Heather Heckel

Student in Profile

An oil portrait of a former student. Mohawk African American boy young child white tshirt profile view Black is Beautiful Black lives matter smiling dimples Rembrandt lighting old masters style

© Heather Heckel

Student in Uniform

A scratchboard portrait of a former student. African American boy child Black is Beautiful Black lives matter three quarters view old masters style Rembrandt lighting collared shirt pointillism black and white stippling stipple

© Heather Heckel

Sajiid

An oil painting of Sajiid, a former student. Indian young boy child collared shirt three quarters view Rembrandt lighting old masters style

© Heather Heckel

Student in Uniform

A scratchboard portrait of a former student. Black is Beautiful Black lives matter student collared shirt flower in hair, smiling, beads, African American child young girl stippling stipple black and white pointillism

© Heather Heckel

Student in Uniform

An oil painting of a former student. Latino student boy child three quarters view curly short hair serious old masters lighting Rembrandt style

© Heather Heckel

Latina student

Latina student young girl child stippling stipple black and white pointillism looking straight ahead long hair white tshirt Rembrandt lighting

© Heather Heckel

Spike Lee

Scratchboard portrait of Spike Lee cityscape background African American Black man, Black Lives Matter, movie, glasses looking at viewer

© Heather Heckel

Fargo

Steve Buscemi in Fargo fur coat movie painterly

© Heather Heckel

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands in scratchboard movie black and white texture rings leather big hair, Johnny Depp

© Heather Heckel

Robert Mitchum in "Night of the Hunter"

A scratchboard still from the 1955 film noir "Night of the Hunter". Robert Mitchum, love, fencepost, movie, black and white, texture, fence, wide brim hat, tie hand tattoo big hat film noir

© Heather Heckel

Robert Mitchum in "Night of the Hunter"

A scratchboard still image from the 1955 film noir "Night of the Hunter". Robert Mitchum, movie, texture, black and white, foreground

© Heather Heckel

Night of the Hunter

A scratchboard still from the 1955 film noir "Night of the Hunter". boy, barn, Robert Mitchum, horse, horizon, silhouette, trees, black and white, texture, movie

© Heather Heckel

Night of the Hunter

A scratchboard still of Robert Mitchum in the 1955 film noir "Night of the Hunter".

© Heather Heckel

Night of the Hunter

A scratchboard still from the 1955 film noir "Night of the Hunter" shotgun, Robert Mitchum, silhouette, black and white, texture, simple, foreground background, movie fence

© Heather Heckel

Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard in Hustle & Flow cigarette car side mirror seats retro vintage African American man, Black is Beautiful, Black Lives Matter, movie

© Heather Heckel

Biking

Bike riding, biking, bicycle, woman in foreground, man in background, scale, turquoise hoodie, trees road yellow lines, handlebars

© Heather Heckel

Peter

A portrait of Peter done with photo transfer, acrylic and ink. tie, suit, glasses, retro, vintage, smiling

© Heather Heckel

Torn paper self portrait

A self portrait done with torn paper. collage, looking to the side, young woman, multicolored, loose texture

© Heather Heckel

Kenyon

A portrait of Kenyon created with oil paint. suit, sky, facing viewer, blonde young man

© Heather Heckel

Alicia

An oil painting portrait of Alicia swimming. Pool, reflection, trees, white woman swimming wet hair facing viewer swim

© Heather Heckel

Pam

Black cardigan, African American woman, dreadlocks, dreads, trees, collage, printed words, stars, smiling looking to the side, Black is beautiful, Black Lives Matter

© Heather Heckel

Emily

Emily with Spiderweb, inspired by Octavia from Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino. cigarette, long hair, woman, smoking, portrait, white, tan gray, graphite, paint, string

© Heather Heckel

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

A collage illustration from the novel "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer. boy, sleeping, plaid, bed, bedpost, cat, one eye open, black cat, dream, children, child, bedtime, pillow, sheets, stars

© Heather Heckel

Snarl Fig

An image of Snarl Fig from the children's book What Will Snarl Fig Be? / Nutsy and Her Tree, flowers, monster, walkway, house, texture, tree trunks, windows, door, porch, Victorian, red, eyes, teeth

© Heather Heckel

Screech Bee

An image from the children's book What Will Snarl Fig Be? / Nutsy and Her Tree, mother, apron, mom, kitchen, messy, texture, cooking, wooden spoon, teenager, diptych, messy room, clothes, windows, monsters, family, home, stove, pot boiling over

© Heather Heckel

Snarl Fig and Woman

An image of Snarl Fig and a woman holding his perfume from the children's book What Will Snarl Fig Be? / Nutsy and Her Tree, big hair, perfume bottles, corks, flowers, monster, texture, smell, scent, glasses, poor eyesight

© Heather Heckel

Squirrel, bird and catepiller silhouettes

Squirrel, bird and caterpillar silhouettes featured at night in the children's book What Will Snarl Fig Be? / Nutsy and Her Tree, moon, texture, leaves, animals

© Heather Heckel

Nutsy the Squirrel

An image of Nutsy the squirrel from the children's book What Will Snarl Fig Be? / Nutsy and Her Tree. Squirrel, fireflies, night, forest, scary, rolled up map, eye, reflection, zoom in, diptych

© Heather Heckel

Construction men with tree

Construction hat, man, pencil, tree, men, plaid, texture, leaves, grass, nature, planning, spray paint, X, bright orange, deforestation, children's book

© Heather Heckel

xOXo

This ox gives you hugs and kisses! pun, play on words, nature, hearts, valentines day, oxen, funny, cute, pun, grass, trees, pastel flat colors, outline, offset, printmaking

© Heather Heckel

MooseStache

When you combine a moose with a mustache you get a MooseStache, as featured in this digital illustration. lake, reflection, trees, forest, nature, humor, pun, play on words, lake, water, blue

© Heather Heckel

It's Time to Exorcise

If demons are exercising does that mean they are exorcising demons? This play on words asks this very question! pun, bicycle, free weights, running, funny, workout clothes, headband, gym, fitness, solid colors, hand lettering, It's time to exorcise

© Heather Heckel

Will You Be My ValenTINES?

Did you know that the points of a fork are called the tines? That's why this spoon and fork are destined to be sweethearts! Valentines Day, knife, silverware, pun, play on words, kitchen, cooking, cute, funny

© Heather Heckel

Happy Halloweenie!

These ghosts are roasting hollow weenies--Happy Halloween! hot dog, campfire, buns, transparent, funny, play on words, pun, forest, camping, nature, logs, holiday

© Heather Heckel

Chicks in Kicks

This design was produced for a kids clothing company. Chicks in kicks, sneakers, shoes, athletic, fuzzy chick, fluffy, happy, pink, girl power, shoe laces, green

© Heather Heckel

Geeks in Sneaks

Geeks in Sneaks design created for children's apparel. Bunny, rabbit, nerd, glasses, buck teeth, shoes, shoelaces, fuzzy, pink

© Heather Heckel

I've Got Heart and Sole!

This design was produced for a children's athletic clothing line. Shoes, pink, red, play on words, pun, I've got heart and sole, I've got heart and soul, solid colors, silhouette, hearts

© Heather Heckel

Missouri Loves Company

A play on words on the term Misery Loves Company. Missouri loves company too! Play on words, pun, geography, states, silhouettes, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, map, hand lettering

© Heather Heckel

WisconSIN

This devilish cheese is from Wisconsin. Swiss, devil, tail, pitchfork, sin, fire, holes

© Heather Heckel

Hoof Hearted

This either means someone loves this horse or Who farted? play on words, pun, silhouette, solid color, hoof, tail, heart

© Heather Heckel

The Internet is Full of Cache and Cookies

This illustration tells us that the internet is full of cash and cookies, as well as cache and .cookies internet, play on words, pun, nerds

© Heather Heckel

ManaTeeHeeHee

This is the sound a manatee makes when laughing: ManaTeeHeeHee! bubbles, shells, cute, play on words, pun, pattern, gray, purple

© Heather Heckel

Aw Shucks!

This is what a bashful ear of corn says: Aw Shucks! cute, smile, kernels, play on words, pun, food

© Heather Heckel

Stow Your Carrion

If a flight attendant instructs you to stow your carry on luggage, and it happened to contain roadkill, they would say "Stow Your Carrion"! dead animals, suitcase, briefcase, squirrel, armadillo, possum, deer, line art, silhouette, travel, play on words, pun

© Heather Heckel

Perfume

This is a book cover design for "Perfume: Story of a Murderer" by Patrick Suskind, fabric, flowers, collage, pearls, silhouette, creepy, womens legs, grass, gradient, skirt, leaf, petals

© Heather Heckel

Shoes on Power Line

These shoes are draped over a power line with birds, pattern, texture, shiny, brown, shoelaces, tied, blackbirds, foreground

© Heather Heckel

It's Snowing Like God is a Gutted Teddy Bear

This etching shows a bear snowing his stuffing on a landscape, trees, cotton, floating, night sky, powerlines, curved composition, winter, blizzard

© Heather Heckel

Chicken in Cage

This paper sculpture depicts how factory farmed chickens spend their entire lives in a space smaller than a sheet of paper, cage, hen, vegan, animal rights, black background, white, animal welfare, egg laying

© Heather Heckel

Sarasota

A painting of an alley in Sarasota, Florida, powerlines, tilted composition, yellows, greens, blues, buildings, texture

© Heather Heckel

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DI #32

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Heather Heckel

Biography

BFA: Illustration, Ringling College of Art & Design. MAT: Art Education, School of Visual Arts. Heather currently teachers Art History and Computer Arts Technology at the High School of Art and Design in Manhattan. She is also the webmaster, and is training to be the school's Work Based Learning Coordinator who is responsible for student internships. Additionally, she is a teaching artist with the Groundswell Community Mural Project. She has created designs for Kids Footlocker, Whole Foods Market and taught at the Queens Museum of Art. She spends her summers teaching Illustration & Book Design and Cartooning classes at the Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts on Long Island. She enjoys riding her bike to work, vegan cooking and contra dancing. Her biggest inspiration is her students and her favorite medium is scratchboard.

Style/Techniques

Acrylic, Black & White, Cartoon, Collage, Colored Pencil, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Engraving, Figurative, Fine Art, Gouache, Graphic, Impressionistic, Lettering, Line, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Oil, Painterly, Paper Sculpture, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Photoillustration, Realism, Scratchboard, Silhouette, Stipple, Stylized, Texture, Decorative, Pattern, Whimsical, Vector

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Architecture, Book Covers, Botanical, Celebrities, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Comic Book, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Food, Health, Historical, Holidays, Icons, Industrial, Landscape, Leisure, Maps, Medical, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Product, Religious, Science, Scientific, Sports, Still Life, Technology, Textiles, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic, Edgy, Environmental, Urban