Had so much fun working with these intelligent, beautiful, & strong females to showcase Katherine Terrell's Jeux de Vagues swimwear, made of recycled plastic. Her slogan is "Hot Bikinis for a Hot Planet". Here's a description of her mission, taken from her website jeuxdevagues.com : "Jeux De Vagues was created by Katherine Terrell: Designer, surfer, … Continue reading Jeux de Vagues’ eco-friendly bikinis for a warming planet.
Had a great morning out at Leo Carillo; beautiful weather, clean waves, and lots of friendly surfers. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to view and purchase photos from today. I also photographed two inspiring and lovely ladies, Stacie Vanags (creative director and owner of Salted Spirit) and Katherine Terrell (founder of an eco-friendly swimwear company … Continue reading Leo Carillo 8.3.17
Here's a video I put together to summarize one of the best weeks of my life. I was so happy to share California's kelp forests & wild islands with one of my best friends, Jacey, a fellow mermaid and marine biologist. We had incredible encounters with bottlenose & common dolphins, ocean sunfishes (Mola mola), giant … Continue reading A love letter to California’s underwater ecosystems
I spent a lot of time drawing in Hanoi and was able to finish a couple illustrations for the children's book: Photos of the city:
A calm afternoon after a busy conference-filled weekend. We skipped the tail end of the conference to get some water time in. Didn't have a wetsuit, but spent over an hour in the water because I couldn't tear myself away from this awesome lighting!
Say hello to winter swells in Northern California!
Nudibranchs of a wide range of sizes are able to crawl upside down using the surface tension of the water. Triopha catalinae, a nudibranch found on the northwestern coast, is the largest nudibranch known to do this behavior (it grows up to 15cm!). Below, you'll see an illustration I did of this nudibranch along with … Continue reading Nudibranchs in the Spotlight
This is a woodburning I did on my friend's desk (about 3' by 5')
Video Tue Feb 11 20.56.38 PST 2014 from Jessica Kendall-Bar on Vimeo. Our first dive spot, Crane Point. Fish ID Specialty Dive with 30 ft visibility Our second spot, Eel Cove. Boat Diving Specialty Dive with 30 ft visibility. Our third spot, Indian Rock. Navigation Dive with 40 ft visibility.\
I finished this woodburning yesterday, after 13 hours of nothing but sweet maple fumes and the sound of raindrops on my roof. Here's a tour of the little underwater palace I've drawn for myself: Click on any image to see it enlarged. The house begins above ground, where you can hop in your kayak and … Continue reading Indulging my fantasies