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 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 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.