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   Writing and illustrating my own book has been a real learning experience. I have learned that everything is subject to change - and that's a good thing!

   Recently I changed the title of my book from AWOL to EERIE DEARIES. I think the name change better reflects the content ...



   Astral projection, gremlin-attacks, and teleportation are just a few of the reasons for academic absence creatively illustrated in this book.

   EERIE DEARIES is an unusual book that offers a carefully crafted & alphabetized selection of twenty-six beautifully illustrated excuses for being absent from school. Faded and well-used book covers serve as compelling backgrounds to each of these delicately rendered acrylic paintings, creating an atmosphere akin to an old and dusty collection of darkly humourous myths.

   This bizarre and astonishing ABC book contains 26 illustrations of absent school girls in ephemeral landscapes. These intriguing figures are at once pale and wan and amusingly dramatic. The perfect peculiar ABC!

My book is still scheduled for a fall release and I will be creating a special limited edition which will be available in my store(see link below).

Original paintings are available for sale, please contact me for prices and to find out which pieces are still available,

Prints of the images from my book can be found here: