Steph Calvert

Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Lunch break. Subbing high school art again today – while the students work on their own projects I’ve been digging into the copy of Adventures in Lettering by @bydawnnicole that I picked up at the library this week. . Really great lettering exercises, and I’m making a mental note to learn more about traditional calligraphy because that’s been the most challenging chunk of the book so far. You might also

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Playing with tons of little hand drawn patterns while subbing for high school art today. We’re all just drawing together and it’s pretty awesome. You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

It seems fitting on this St Patrick’s Day weekend to tell you we’re cleaning out the attic today for next weekend’s garage sale. . I just found a few copies of the January 2008 issue of District magazine (r.i.p.) that had the most classy painting I ever created on the cover. My oldest buddy Chris Booke owns the original piece. It went to a real good home. . PS Chris,

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Happy Pi Day everyone! . But let’s be real. . I’m all about PIE day. . Prints and greeting cards in the shop: https://stephcalvertart.com/shop’>https://stephcalvertart.com/shop You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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The Tao of Bill Murray – Real Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing

“If you’re not enjoying reading, you’re reading the wrong things,” I recently said to a student in one of the high school classes I was sub teaching for. Then I reached into my tote bag and pulled out the copy of  The Tao of Bill Murray I had checked out of the library. I handed it to him so he could take a look; he turned it over in his hands

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

Subbing for high school today. Hanging out in the parking lot for a few minutes listening to old punk rock in the car before class. . Just like high school. You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

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Today’s Peek in the Illustration Studio

My social media headers this month are in celebration of the editorial illustration I created for the Spring 2017 issue of @teaching_tolerance magazine. . There’s a fun process video showing how I clean up some of my initial line drawings in Photoshop on the blog – check it out at https://stephcalvertart.com/cute-butterfly-drawing’>https://stephcalvertart.com/cute-butterfly-drawing You might also likeToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioA Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s Peek in the Illustration StudioToday’s

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Cute Butterfly Drawing for Teaching Tolerance Magazine

I’m so excited to share this cute butterfly drawing I created recently! I was commissioned by Teaching Tolerance magazine to create a 2 page spread for “Mariposas” in their Spring 2017 issue. I created spot art to go with the editorial illustration for this article, too. Check out this fun hand lettering featuring a quote by Frida Kahlo: My painterly line drawing style is so much fun to work in. There’s

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