A traditional tattoo-inspired mermaid to match the theme of our 2016 Ukee Days float / July 2016

MermaidTattooColour_web

Ukee ~ Safe Harbour


Sorry about the lack of art due to baby… but getting back into it! May I present Crap Art / June 2016

tattoo, ink, pina, pinastyles

Lovin’ this style for it’s simplicity! Love it so much we made temporary tattoos!


Captain Piña / May 2015

pineapple art, shades, pipe, captain, nautical art

El Hefe.


Coastal Birds / Nov 2014

CoastalBirds

A few fellows from the west coast.


Cougar Crest / Sept 2014

Cougars Crest

A watercolour and ink crest design featuring cougars, arrows and a deer.


Eagle with Shades / June 2014

Hipster Eagle with Shades

Recreated this guy for reproduction, looks great now on tees!


Bear with Shades / June 2014

Hipster Bear with Shades

Re-drawings of the original acrylic paintings.


Mermaid Fiddles / March 2014

A mermaid plays the fiddle surrounded by Grey Whales

A musical celebration for the migration of the Grey Whales


Mermaid Blues / March 2014

Pinup Mermaid on Anchor

An Amy Winehouse inspired mermaid.


Cats in Toques / Nov 2013

Cats wearing toques ink drawing

These kittens could use some mittens!


Hector and Scuppie! / Nov 2013

Dogs in toques ink drawing

Nothing keeps you cozy like a dog in a toque!


Navajo-inspired Cat / Nov 2013

Navajo Cat Ink Drawing

Everywhere I look I see cats and navajo prints


Navajo-inspired Skull / Nov 2013

Navajo Skull Ink Drawing

Designing this to translate into a negative for silkscreening


Drawing for my dad / June 2013

"Troller Storm" ink fishing drawing

Tough fishing pic for my tough fishing dad!


Drawing for my mum / May 2013

A nautical ink drawing of a sailboat, herons, poppies, flowers and a turtle.

All of my mum’s favourite things… sailing, pirates, poppies, turtles, herons and poetry in a bottle.


Stellar Jay / April 2013

Steller's Jay ink drawing with a surfing stellar attitude

Steller’s Jay with a stellar attitude!


Gnarwhal / April 2013

Clearly the gnarliest of all whales.


Merman / April 2013

Made this as a sign for our Tofino shop… liked him so much I did a drawing too!


Jellyfish / Feb 2013

Jellyfish Ink and Watercolour drawing

Ink and watercolour drawings.


Mer-couple with Chainsaw and Axe / Jan 2013

Mermaid and Merman with Chainsaw and Axe ink drawing

Straight from the underwater world of logging.


Skullyfish / Jan 2013

Skull Jellyfish ink drawing

Designed for the glow in the dark ink, can’t wait to try it!


Dogfish / Jan 2013

Dogfish Ink Drawing

Whatagoodboy!


Fishgirl and Cat Love / Jan 2013

Girlfish with Cat Ink Drawing

Snuggly wuggly woo.


Wolf Girl Connection / Oct 2012

Wolf Girl Connection Ink Drawing

Exploring ways to illustrate connection.


Owl with Mackerel and Anchor  / Oct 2012

Owl and Anchor Drawing

Was trying to design this as a tattoo for Mary, but it got too big. Oops.


Energy Animals / May 2012

A series of hybrid animals designed using crop circle formations as inspiration.


Ship’s Wheel / May 2012

Piña Ship Wheel

Classic.


Dandy Lions / April 2012

Trying to finish this series, no time to draw! Skunk cabbage and salmon berries coming up next!..


Skeleton Mermaid with Cod Fish 2012

A pretty skeleton mermaid hanging with her cod bros.


Kingfisher 2012

Ahhhh the ‘ol Kingfisher. Wings made of fish and a crown on his chest. A fine specimen indeed.


Ucluelet Map 2011

Been working on this sucker for a while… close but could use some improving I think…


Ucluelet Species Poster

Not all but some!


Real-Dragon Dragonfly

Kinda looks like my old Iguana “Reefer”.


Bird’s eye Dragonfly

 


Foxy Glove

Little fox faces hidden in this foxglove!


Bull Kelp

Weeee little bulls in the kelp!


Surf Brain

Look closely and you can see the surfer, shreddin’ the grey matter!


Cat n’ Mouse

Whew, now what.


Pals

It’s the big guy and the little guy!


Ho Ho Ho

Ho Ho Ho

You better watch out, you better not cry…


Cougar Wave (Oct 2010)

Cougar Wave

Ride the cougar breath.


Chief Raven (Oct 2010)

Chief Raven

The Chief of Ravens wears the big headress.


Heron (Oct 2010)

Heron Centre Stage

Heron dancing with his dinner.


Fish School (Oct 2010)

Fish School

Lots of little fishies! Sardines to be exact.


Grizzly Skull (Oct 2010)

Grizzly Skull Rose

This is a grizzly bear skull! In the middle of a rose!


Squidz (2009)

Squids

Two entangled squids, one harpoon.


Octopus Love (2009)

Octopus Love

A manly diver and one hell of a good lookin’ lady octopus.


Wolf Face (2009)

Wolfie

Looks a little foxy I guess, but it’s a wolf, I think.


Anchor Drawing (2009)

Anchor Drawing

Classic.


Spruce Tree with Raven (2009)

Spruce with Raven

From the Wickininish sand dunes.


Spruce (2009)

Spruce

Drawn one fine day at the beach.


This Blows (2007)

This Blows

He said it.


Oct 10, 2009

Phoque FurPhoque Fur

To clarify, “phoque” is french for seal, and the pronunciation sounds a lot like “fuck”. Baby seals make the finest furs. Fuck fur.


Oct 10, 2009

fishermanFisherman

Octopus beard, seastar eyebrows and a lure for a snack–this man is from the sea.


Oct 10, 2009

fishladyFish Lady

She had a nice figure, nice breasts and behind–but her fish head was weird and she ate her own kind.


Oct 10, 2009

fishingFishing

Little boat, big trouble.


Oct 10, 2009

daliwolfDali Wolf

Wolf with long skinny legs.


Oct 10, 2009

bearcupSitting Pretty

The little bear sat in the cup, waiting for some honey–but someone came and grabbed that cup and put him in their tummy.


Nov 15, 2009

lovewave1Love Wave

Come on and ride the love wave.


June 14, 2009

vancityVancouver

Wanted to do this drawing for the past 4 years… yay! It’s Vancouver. Pretty exciting.


June 14, 2009

bearhugBear Hug

It’s what everyone really wants to do when they see a bear.


June 14, 2009

whalehuggerWhale Hugger

If you look closely enough you can see that I’m not always negative about the world.


June 14, 2009

mermaidorcalighthouseAmphitrite

This is the lighthouse in Ucluelet. Not sure if the Mermaid is calming or creating the storm.


June 14, 2009

bycatchBycatch

Mankind again. Something about killing each other I guess.


June 14, 2009

skelephantSkelephant

A quick look at mankind.


June 14, 2009

z-braZ-bra

Lifestyles of the rich and famous, and dead.


June 14, 2009

muertosbonitasMuertos Bonitas

Beautiful Dead.


June 14, 2009

mermaidsealionMermaid Riding Sealion

I broke my arm a couple years ago and had to draw with my left hand… it’s good to practice that, works the right side of the noodle.


June 14, 2009

eagleheadEagle Head

Ahhhh, the mighty bald guy.


June 14, 2009

Pirate HookerPirate Hooker

From Whore Island. Obviously.


June 14, 2009

jagermeisterDeer Head

My sister pointed out this looks a lot like Jagermeister. MMMMM. Jagermeister!


June 14, 2009

deheartedDehearted

Just as it sounds.


June 14, 2009

hawkHawk

What the hawk is going on here?!


Feb 01, 2009

buckhead

Buck Head

Well, guess what I just learned.. buck means male, it is not a type of animal. I’ll be darned. Looks like I’m off to the bar, to pick up some handsome young buck.


Feb 01, 2009

heroingirlHeroin Girl

This is one drawing in a series of six. The series is about a girl that overdoses on heroin.


Feb 01, 2009

jamminheadphonesJammin’ Headphones

We’re jammin’ we’re jammin’ we’re jammin we’re jammin. I hope you like jammin’ too.