My Etsy shop is open!

I have finally opened an Etsy shop to sell some of my illustration art prints! I will be slowly stocking it… and I will be taking a few commissions for Christmas gifts. Please shoot me an email if you would like to snag a commission spot in time for Christmas!

Theatre Poster Illustrations

Quite a few months ago, I was hired by Trinity Western University here in BC, to design this year’s posters for their SAMC Theatre Productions, based on some illustrative posters I have done in the past. This was a really fun project for me! Some of the productions I knew, and some were new toContinue reading “Theatre Poster Illustrations”

“Downside Up” book is for sale NOW!

This is exciting news for me! The book that my friend Peter Walker wrote, “Downside Up”, and I have illustrated for almost two years is for sale on Amazon NOW! It is also available in Barnes & Noble bookstores in the States! You can buy it Amazon.com or Amazon.ca 🙂 And if you like it,Continue reading ““Downside Up” book is for sale NOW!”

Last sketches of 2015

This October – December was the busiest on record, what with starting a new show at the studio, piles of freelance, and selling and buying a house…… so sadly my sketches took a backseat. I managed to squeak out a few, here they are! For Inktober 2015: A couple sketches in time for “Back toContinue reading “Last sketches of 2015”

Winery-inspired commission

A friend contacted me to do a commission for her and her hubby who were going to celebrate an anniversary. They share a love of visiting wineries, so she told me that she would love to have that incorporated somehow into it. She also said that their phrase they always say to each other isContinue reading “Winery-inspired commission”

Illustration commission for wedding gift

I was asked to do a commission of a couple for someone to give to them as a wedding gift. After seeing a few photos of the couple together, I did some roughs. Below is the rough that worked best, and the final colour is at the bottom. Rough is in Colerase blue pencil; colourContinue reading “Illustration commission for wedding gift”

“Orange is the New Black” T-Shirt Designs for Sale on TeePublic!

I have managed to put a few of my character designs into t-shirt designs, yay! I am slowly converting some of them over, but lately I have managed to get up a few for “Orange is the New Black.” Thanks for inviting me, Teepublic! My Teepublic storefront is here: https://www.teepublic.com/user/schomiak

Willow Tree Wedding Illustration

A few months ago, a friend from the studio asked if I would do a custom illustration for her wedding invitations. They were getting married by a willow tree, so she wanted that incorporated 🙂 It was definitely fun to do, I sort of wanted a Golden Book feeling… and of course it was soContinue reading “Willow Tree Wedding Illustration”

Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern is holding my sketch!

A few months back, I decided to do a sketch series based on the much-loved characters from BBC’s “Downton Abbey”. Here is a sampling of a few of them: Soon after I posted the sketch of Robert & Cora Crawley (actors Hugh Bonneville & Elizabeth McGovern – see above in top right), I had someoneContinue reading “Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern is holding my sketch!”

A commission: Steve & Carolyn

One of my favourites things to do is to do sketches or illustrations for people for special occasions. It is always surprising when people contact me, and what they want drawn – it’s never a dull moment! This one was fun – a childhood friend contacted me and said that a good friend of herContinue reading “A commission: Steve & Carolyn”