Future Retro, illustration; by Greta Schimmel. February, 2010; watercolor on watercolor paper and digital adjustment reproduced in print; 16”w x 18”h.  Illustration of a care free woman riding her futuristic Vespa with her radio bird tagging along.  Painted last month for the Valentine's Day Pin Up show at Cal State Long Beach.

Future Retro, illustration; by Greta Schimmel. February, 2010; watercolor on watercolor paper and digital adjustment reproduced in print; 16”w x 18”h. Illustration of a care free woman riding her futuristic Vespa with her radio bird tagging along. Painted last month for the Valentine's Day Pin Up show at Cal State Long Beach.

The Owl and the Birds, illustration; by Greta Schimmel. September, 2009; lino print on Rives buff printing paper; 6.5”w x 8”h.  Illustration of Aesop's fable "The Owl and the Birds."

The Owl and the Birds, illustration; by Greta Schimmel. September, 2009; lino print on Rives buff printing paper; 6.5”w x 8”h. Illustration of Aesop's fable "The Owl and the Birds."

The Lake Isle of Innisfree, spot illustration; December, 2008; ink, watercolor on watercolor paper and digital adjustment reproduced in print; 4.5”w x 6.5”h.  The young man rides a train, dreaming of his lake isle Innisfree escape.  Illustration based on the poem by William Butler Yeats.

The Lake Isle of Innisfree, spot illustration; December, 2008; ink, watercolor on watercolor paper and digital adjustment reproduced in print; 4.5”w x 6.5”h. The young man rides a train, dreaming of his lake isle Innisfree escape. Illustration based on the poem by William Butler Yeats.

An exlibris depicting a Gryphon; December, 2008; ink on illustration board; 4.5”w x 6.5”h.  Imagine having him to guard your books...none would ever go missing.

An exlibris depicting a Gryphon; December, 2008; ink on illustration board; 4.5”w x 6.5”h. Imagine having him to guard your books...none would ever go missing.

Maja Ivarsson; October, 2008; watercolor and gouache on illustration board;  9.25”w x 10.75”h. Interpretive portrait of someone famous. Subject: lead singer of Swedish rock group, “The Sounds.”

Maja Ivarsson; October, 2008; watercolor and gouache on illustration board; 9.25”w x 10.75”h. Interpretive portrait of someone famous. Subject: lead singer of Swedish rock group, “The Sounds.”

Iduna’s Apple Ale; December, 2007; acrylic on cotton shirt; 10”w x 15”h. A logo for a frosty cider ale.

Iduna’s Apple Ale; December, 2007; acrylic on cotton shirt; 10”w x 15”h. A logo for a frosty cider ale.

The Owls of Dumbree by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44Illustration; March, 2010;  Ink & watercolor on Arches watercolor paper.   There was an old man of Dumbree,  Who taught little owls to drink tea;  For he said, “To eat mice,  Is not proper or nice,”  That amiable man of Dumbree.   -From One Hundred Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes

The Owls of Dumbree by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44Illustration; March, 2010; Ink & watercolor on Arches watercolor paper. There was an old man of Dumbree, Who taught little owls to drink tea; For he said, “To eat mice, Is not proper or nice,” That amiable man of Dumbree. -From One Hundred Nonsense Pictures and Rhymes

Wheat by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44 Illustration; December, 2009  Ink, watercolor on Arches watercolor paper.  This piece depicts the deadly sin of gluttony as a virtue, as the woman depicted here is gathering a plethora of wheat to share--she has transformed gluttony into charity.

Wheat by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44 Illustration; December, 2009 Ink, watercolor on Arches watercolor paper. This piece depicts the deadly sin of gluttony as a virtue, as the woman depicted here is gathering a plethora of wheat to share--she has transformed gluttony into charity.

Kimono No. 1 by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $16.63 Illustration, May, 2011  Watercolor.  Please follow the link for more info.

Kimono No. 1 by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $16.63 Illustration, May, 2011 Watercolor. Please follow the link for more info.

Syringe by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44 Illustration; November, 2009  Ink, watercolor on Arches watercolor paper.  Please follow the link for more info.

Syringe by Greta Schimmel on artflakes.com as poster or art print $18.44 Illustration; November, 2009 Ink, watercolor on Arches watercolor paper. Please follow the link for more info.

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