Bird of Paradise Throw Pillow by ATBdesignart
Art, design, garden, Products

From Art to Design: Bird of Paradise

I'd like to give you a peek into the process of how I create art to feature on products for my storefronts at Society6 and RedBubble. In this case, I chose to draw the birds of paradise in my garden in Fiji. They're beautiful, and I had a vision of them hand-drawn on a throw… Continue reading From Art to Design: Bird of Paradise

Puppy Jolene ATB
Art, dogs, Products

Original Art: Puppy Jolene

Our puppy, Jolene, is about three months old now. She is adorable. She's turning out to be a sausage dog after all, as I had hoped. She's got a long body on short legs with chubby paws. So cute. I suspect her father is a German shepherd because of her ears; they're large for her… Continue reading Original Art: Puppy Jolene

home decor ATB art
Art, design

Original Art for Your Home

In January, I made a resolution to take my art more seriously. I began by setting up shop on Society6, where you can buy original prints and home decor and lifestyle products featuring my illustrations. The photos in this post are an example of how to liven up your space with unique, hand-drawn art. At… Continue reading Original Art for Your Home

Jerk Center Boston Jamaica by Aileen Torres-Bennett
Art, design

New Year’s Resolution: Art

I picked up Tim Ferriss's "The 4-Hour Work Week" during our latest trip to San Francisco and was inspired to get serious about making money from my art. I've been drawing since I was a little kid, and it's always been a source of refuge, like playing the guitar. Even if I haven't done it… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Art