I drew and hand-lettered the poster for the 10th Annual Surf Film Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art in 2017. The director requested a design I did ten years ago for a surf movie poster show at the Chinatown Boardroom. That original screen print is pictured in the last image.
Screen printed poster for a surf film called Temple of Blue. (I made it up!)
Hush Little Keiki
This is the Hawaii version of the nursery rhyme "Hush Little Baby." I love it because it takes baby outside to look at plants and animals and enjoy the natural world. I did the illustrations and design for this book. Text by Kim Vukovich.
Published by Bess Press in 2015.
Island Toes is a picture book about feet in Hawaii and the experiences they can have. I did the illustrations and graphic design for this book. Text by Christin Lozano. Published by Bess Press in 2015.
I did collage illustrations for Shave Ice in Hawaii. Yum! Text by Jane Gillespie. Published by Beachhouse Publishing in 2015.
My first picture book! The illustrations in this book are collages made of papers that I painted with fishy and watery textures using acrylic paints.
Alphabet Hukilau is an alphabet book about a fishing expedition that results in the capture of letters instead of fish. You can get signed copies in my etsy shop: beachcake.etsy.com
Text by Vera Arita. Design by Jane Gillespie. Published by BeachHouse Publishing in 2014.
He Puke No Na Pepe Hawaii Baby Book
I wore the designer hat on this project...and guess what!? This lovely baby book won a 2015 Ka Palapala Po'okela award of excellence in the design category! Written by Paige Bradbury Brattin, illustrated by Lauren Hewitt Caldeiro, published by Bess Press. You can order it at Bess Press.
I designed a new layout and cover for The Hula. Originally published in 1982, the book was updated and re-released by Bess Press.