Wednesday, June 25, 2014

math is useful sometimes

graphite, Adobe PS, Snyder's pretzels
Total change-up from my original inception—no linework to linework, warm shadows to cool shadows, hinky math to still-pretty-hinky math...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

alternative portraiture

Another commissioned alternative portrait, chock full of inside jokes, idiosyncrasies, and memories—way more fun and personal than traditional portraiture, if you ask me.

Thursday, June 12, 2014


...was the word of the week for Illustration Friday LAST week so this work-in-progress probably won't make the cut. OH deadlines.

I'm a twit!

Follow me on Twitter, if you're so inclined: @MaggieCoburn

And then read The Twits to start your day off right.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A Little Fairy Tale

I haven't thrown any artwork away since 1999. It's just too sad to say goodbye! So I save everything because you never know when a good idea needs to be recycled. Below is a 2011 grad school assignment to tell a story in five panels.

And my 2014 reinterpretation:
just wait until you're older, kid—bubble baths are just as amazing as fairy wings

Saturday, February 8, 2014

six-legged goalie

Believe or not, pick-up ice hockey games don't happen all that often where I come from. Probably because of the awesome weather.